Book Review – Sarnia

I admit I was skeptical to begin with when reading the blurb about this book. I thought to myself that it would be another painful romance with weak female leads and overbearing, too-good-to-be-true male characters. But I am so happy to admit that I was terribly wrong.
This book was a beautiful experience. It takes my mind along paths that it has only traveled with books such as Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. I was impressed by the ability of the author to entirely capture your imagination and I could literally not put the book down without a struggle.

The narrative follows the life of a young woman, who recently lost her mother and in a world where women don’t work, she has a respectable job which she enjoys. Surprise relatives from a little island come and welcome Sarnia to their home and tell her of a father who is dying, a father she thought was dead.
Sarnia, bound by duty and also curiosity leaves the life she knows along with a keen suitor to meet her new family.
Things are not as they seem and Sarnia finds herself with strange circumstances and stranger people on her hands.
A charming book of true love? Certainly!
Would recommend it to those who love the romantic classics.



About Shemer

Author who loves reading, writing, horse riding, archery, books, dancing and many other things. Fulltime Soldier and part-time wildlife management student who loves to do adventurous things and explore the real world or books in her spare time.
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