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Becoming a parent can be daunting at the best of times, but for Flynn, a business lawyer in Melbourne, it almost pulls the feet from right underneath him. He’s become a father to six-year-old Nadine literally overnight! He had no idea about her existence, and the news throws him into chaos, even more so when he is asked to take over custody.

With the help of Emma, an employ...more
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Published September 2012 by Astraea Press
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Ena
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I received this e-book from Opal Campbell of Astreae Press via my daughter in exchange for an honest review.
I like the cover as its quite eye-catching and I would say would attract you to it on a shelf.
I started reading this book and seriously did not want to put it down at all. I read at every opportunity available. The plot keeps you interested. The book has both fascinating and realistic characters that you immediately become attached to. The book follows Flynn's rather emotional jou...more
Literary  Chanteuse
There is more than just a love story between a man and women in this book. There's a love story between a man and his daughter and although it takes some time for him to discover and show this love there is quite a drama that unfolds here. Innocent Tears having been the second book I have read by this author I am becoming addicted to her writing style. I hang on to every word as they plant a seed of possibilities and as to where the story can lead it is endless. A romance between Emma and Flynn...more
Jaleesa
I really enjoyed the book. At times I felt it to be cliche and not enough meat in it but definitely overall I enjoyed how they came to be. How the little girl didn't seem to be an add on but apart of the story in how the main characters develop themselves. I do believe the ending did not need to be that rushed. I felt it was a quick wrap up.
Arlena



Author: Iris Blobel
Published by: Astraea Press
Age Recommended: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Book Blog For: GMTA
Rating: 4

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"Innocent Tears" by Iris Blobel was a wonderful well written novel that once you start reading it will be hard to put down. Definitely the 'six year old girl' Nadine stole this novel for me in her first appearance in the read. "When six year old Nadine peers over the reception counter of a big city hotel and tells the receptionist,My mum's dead, the reader's attention...more
Sigrid Macdonald
This heartwarming story revolves around Nadine, a six-year-old girl who has lost her mother. Her grandparents have been taking care of her, but they no longer want the responsibility; they want to give her back to her biological father, Flynn, who has never met her.

Emma, our heroine, works at a hotel and offers to babysit for Nadine to help the grandparents out. She meets Flynn and dislikes him immediately because of his ambivalence regarding his newfound fatherhood. Besides, Emma is involved wi...more
Iris Blobel
Nov 12, 2012 Iris Blobel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Review from Frank Nolan (VoiceFM, The Courier)

Iris Blobel sets her third light romantic novel in the city of Melbourne. When six year old Nadine peers over the reception counter of a big city hotel and tells the receptionist,“My mum's dead”, the reader's attention is immediately gained. In fact, Nadine steals every scene she appears in thereafter! Hotel receptionist Emma is required to act as Nadine's unwilling babysitter and the cute little girl soon wins her support and love. When Emma meets F...more
Hillary
Not a bad story, although I wish Emma and Flynn had been stronger and more evenly written. At times, I saw the attraction between them, at others not.

My only problem was the back story. There's no real explanation why Nadine's mother (and the love of Flynn's life) didn't tell him she was pregnant. There wasn't any animosity between them. In fact, Flynn still loves her six years after she left him to return home. I wondered what would have happened if she had lived. Would he have gone through li...more
InD'Tale Magazine
3.5/5.0

Iris Blobel builds a story against a backdrop with which she is familiar, in and around Melbourne. Her characters are developed realistically in this loosely constructed love triangle.

Read full review in the 2012 Holiday issue of InD’tale Magazine.
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