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Monica Shaw

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Monica Shaw is a writer in Dallas, Texas. Her debut novel, The Rainwater Secret, started off as a personal research project looking into the life of her great aunt who became a missionary later in life. Shaw is married with 3 children.

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The Rainwater Secret

As a young teen I was always fascinated by my great aunt Lily (Anna in the book). She only came to Dallas a few times, but I remember everyone gathering around her to hear the stories of her adventures in Nigeria. Man, could she tell a story. She was just fun to be around and her commitment to the children she taught shone right through her. Everything was about getting more material, getting m... Read more of this blog post »
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"Set in the 1940s, this was an intensely enlightening and moving look into the life of a young woman who willingly sacrificed any sense of convenience and normalcy to travel with Catholic missionaries into Africa in order to teach in a leper colony..." Read more of this review »
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"I thoroughly enjoyed this book. There is a free flowing style to Ms. Shaw's writing that connects you with the characters. I laughed - I cried - I received hope from the truly good people in this book. I highly recommend it. "
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I really liked this book. It told a good, interesting story that was easy to read, and I enjoyed his sense of humor. I would recommend.
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It definitely kept me reading, but it was a weird book.
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