Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thicker than Blood - Review, Trailer & Preview

Thicker than Blood Thicker than Blood by C.J. Darlington

about this author

C.J. Darlington is the winner of the 2008 Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers Guild Operation First Novel contest. She has been in the antiquarian bookselling business for over a decade, scouting for stores similar to the one described in Thicker than Blood before cofounding her own online bookstore. She also cofounded the Christian entertainment Web site A homeschool graduate, she lives in Pennsylvania with her family.

Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She’s putting her past behind her and working hard to build a career as an antiquarian book buyer. But things begin to unravel when a stolen Hemingway first edition is found in her possession, framing her for a crime she didn’t commit. With no one to turn to, she yearns for her estranged younger sister, May, whom she abandoned after their parents’ untimely deaths. Soon, Christy’s fleeing from her shattered dreams, her ex-boyfriend, and God. Could May’s Triple Cross Ranch be the safe haven she’s searching for? Will the sisters realize that each possesses what the other desperately needs before it’s too late? A stunning debut from the latest Christian Writers Guild winner.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Nitty gritty honest truth under your skin, but you have to turn to the page and find out what happens next.

I have been anticipating this book as C.J. Darlington is such a great influence in the online book blogging and publication world. I was not disappointed. Especially as I am not a contemporary Christian fiction fan and yet I enjoyed this one and will definitely pick up future titles from C.J. Full of suspense and easily a page turner, this one goes on the keeper shelf.

*Thanks to and C.J. Darlington for providing a copy for review.*

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2 comments and creative thoughts:

Lori (sugarandgrits) said...

Woo-hoo! I just got this one in the mail this week. Can't wait to read it either!

Another wonderful review...thanks!

C.J. Darlington said...

Awesome. Thank you so much for reading and reviewing Thicker than Blood, MJ!

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