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A story of loss, change and transcendence, Homing Instincts follows Seth Hingham, a young wildlife biologist, as he struggles to put his life back together after his news anchor girlfriend walks out on him and his much loved father dies.

Seth longs to retreat to the pristine woodlands of New England’s North Country, where he believes anonymity and solitude will heal his wou
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Paperback, 1st, 346 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Fiction Attic Press (first published November 3rd 2014)
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Julie Drucker The blurb on this book just grabs your attention. Read it, I liked it and have read other reviews that were very favorable. Great book for a lazy…moreThe blurb on this book just grabs your attention. Read it, I liked it and have read other reviews that were very favorable. Great book for a lazy day!!!(less)
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Christina Hamlett
Feb 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“I know, I know. We are Your chosen people,” says Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. “But, once in a while, can't You choose someone else?”

Is there anyone among us who can’t relate to the sentiment that although pain, heartache, despair and betrayal exist as character-building tests for us to find out how strong we really are, do we really have to get all of these troubles heaped on us at once? In her debut novel, “Homing Instincts,” Karen Guzman delivers a poignant, heart-wrenching and soul-drenchin
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Robert
Dec 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
This read was enjoyable first because of my familiarity with the setting, second because of my familiarity with the circumstances, and third because I have faced similar issues. Upon reflection the decisions made by the lead character Seth attracted me to track some of my own behaviors and actions as they are now influenced by my past. 'Homing Instincts' by Karen Guzman made me appreciate the difficulties of relationships and the slow but sometimes shallow considerations that (I and) some men pu ...more
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This is a great book for that lazy day ,whether it be rain or shine, to grab a copy and read. As others have said and I very much agree, this book is very absorbing. It grabs you and sucks you in till you feel like you are right there with the characters in the book. You can hear the waves hit the shore line and feel the passion between to of the main characters. I found a lot of little bits of wisdom that will stick with me so when life has me going in circles I can pluck these out of my memory ...more
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It is always interesting to read stories about people facing tough challenges! I am looking forward to getting this book and to reading it!
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I received this book for free as part of a first reads promotion
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