“Far Side of the Sea” is Kate Breslin’s newest release, and what a story it is! This novel follows the journey of Johanna Reyer, and also of Colin Mabry, the twin brother of Grace Mabry, whom we already know from “Not by Sight”. I was pleasantly surprised at the relation between these two books, as there was another release in between, but I greatly enjoyed the stories of these new characters, and also enjoyed revisiting a few that I already knew. Continue reading
Kate Breslin has proven herself to be a masterful author. After tremendously enjoying her last novel “Not by Sight”, I was eager to obtain a copy of her newest release, “High as the Heavens.” Would her most recent novel prove to be as stellar as her previous? Well… In some ways yes, in other ways, I’m sorry to say definitely not.
“High as the Heavens” contains an absolutely phenomenal plot. It is a dramatic, ever-changing saga of espionage, danger and secrets, and every reader will be left gaping at the page in shock at least once along the way. In fact, to be completely fair, “High as the Heavens” holds one of the very best plots that I have ever read. Additionally, not only is it a grand adventure, but it is also strengthened by many faith-building elements. So what’s the problem? Continue reading
2 Corinthians 5:7 states, “For we live by faith, not by sight.” With these words as a foundation, the newest novel by Kate Breslin is truly a poetic masterpiece you won’t want to miss. Written with insight and tenderness, Not by Sight is a beautiful tale of love and redemption – while at the same time a powerful WWI story packed with intrigue, tension and deception. Although this Britain-based book has been endorsed as being similar to the Downton Abbey television series, I believe it greatly outshines the show in all aspects of faith, virtues and morality, and even loveable characters. Continue reading