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After a last minute decision to accompany her parents as they emigrate, Lady Clara Reynolds arrives in India. So intent on running from her past, she is barely aware of where she is running to. Beautiful and compassionate Lady Clara quickly attracts the attention of Sachin Borah, a local plantation owner, and after he kills a deadly snake to save her life, he has her atten ...more
Kindle Edition, 303 pages
Published December 4th 2015
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Ann Andrews
Nov 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book as a beta reader for the purposes of providing critical feedback to the author prior to release. The decision to review was my own.

As a reader just beginning Running Home by Lizzie Steel, there is a lot of information that we're not privy to. We don't know why Lady Clara has broken off her engagement or why she's so desperate to escape her home town. Despite this, I quickly fell in love with her genuine and kind heart. And from there I was unable to stop reading un
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this book isn't like anything I've ever read before and that's saying a lot considering how picky I am on what books I read and this is one of those books that caught my attention to read so I recommend everyone to read this book.
Jaya
I usually do not write reviews but the blurb caught my attention. Since I am from India, I was definitely curious to read this book. On top of that, two of my most favorite themes history and romance that too set in India, I couldn’t let it pass.
The author has brilliantly portrayed the social as well as religious norms prevailing in colonial India. Even the leading characters, Sachin Borah, an Indian tea plantation owner and Lady Clara, are well aware that a relationship between a high born Br
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Sarah Roberts
Apr 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
First of all, I have to confess that I know the author of this book. Which is exactly why I didn’t expect it to be any good! I mean, how likely is it really that anyone you know could write a good book?!
Secondly, I hardly ever read anything that hasn’t been shortlisted for a major literary prize or is an international bestseller. I think I’ve possibly only ever read one other book published under Amazon (for a book club).
I guess it shows how wrong you can be.
I really enjoyed this book and couldn
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Mrs Jennifer Hines
Mar 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great page-turner. Loved it
Ms Julia
May 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fabulous

An amazing love story. I couldn't put it down. Can't wait for more. Loved the highlighted cultural differences and got a real flavour of India.
Kristin
Jan 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Running Home by Lizzie Steel is not only one of the best self-published books I have ever read, it is also one of the best fiction books I have read in recent years; it has the quality of a traditionally-published book, and hopefully one day we will see it on bookstore shelves. The book’s varied plot elements are seamlessly tied together to make one complete and nuanced whole, a rarity in self-published literature. Running Home is a historical romance set in British colonial India, and tells the ...more
Namrata Ganti
Feb 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A riveting story, it explores emotions to a great depth and how strong the bond of love can be between two people. Love is the major emotion that is described or addressed. The story follows Lady Clara, who accompanies her parents back to India, where her father was from. Her mother spends her time being rather unhappy with the situation and the country at large but Clara and her father share the same love for the place. For Clara, it is love at first sight and the tea plantations and beauty of ...more
Melissa (Corrupted BY Smut)
Mar 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
** I received a copy of this book from the author for an honest review**

This was a very sweet romantic read with a wonderful story line! I also love historical romances and Lizzie Steel does a great job of bringing together the English aristocracy, set amongst life in India and how race differences were dealt with back then.

I loved the idea of the forbidden romance between between Clara (Who is Lady Clara, part of the English aristocracy) and Sachin (the owner of the plantation that they live
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Connie Jordan
Dec 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
BOOK REVIEW: Running Home, by Lizzie Steel

Clara, a girl of privilege being the daughter of Lord and Lady Reynolds, having recently backed out of her engagement with Charles, a man her mother felt had all the right traits, but something happened to show Clara he was not the man she first thought he was and because of this she decided, at the last minute, to travel with her parents to India.

Clara had a loving, progressive, kind hearted father and a snotty, self-righteous, bigot for a mother, a far
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Claire
Mar 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
I received this book in exchange for my honest review.

Running home was a great read. The plot was interesting and the pace was just right. I found that once I started that I couldn't put this book down.


Beautifully written with lovely characters all woven together into an emotional tale of forbidden love.

I really recommend this book.
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