Secret of Us
Bestselling author of the Coming Home to Brewster fiction series (more than 84,000 copies sold) Roxanne Henke introduces a standalone novel about a woman waking up to uncertainty in her life and discovering which path leads to hope.
Housewife Laura Dunn and her workaholic husband, advertising executive Donnie Dunn, have been married for 23 years. As Donnie’s business thrive...more
Some of the characters annoyed me from time ...more
The story is told from 3 points of view and I did quite like Laura’s narrative. However I found her inner dialogue to be declamatory and a bit dictatorial, intruding on every thought with a nagging homily. At times I wanted to yell ‘leave the poor woman alone’.
I mean constant complaining is not an attractive trait but surely a ...more
Roxanne Henke so beautifully interweaves into this story the Spirit's leading--spelled out in recognizable thoughts and perfectly scripted--sets this book apart. The precise word pictures are never melodramatic or preachy.
As the relationships of the characters are tested, the reader glimpses the power of married love from multiple perspectives: God's, male and female, newlywed and establishe ...more
Again, this book describes a Christian view of marriage, but not in a let's-just-not-talk-abo ...more
I Corinthians 13:4-8