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The Image of Her

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Rachel Harris was abandoned as a newborn baby on the steps of a church-run children's home in England, fostered, and then adopted. Who was her birth mother and what were the circumstances which led her to give up her baby?

Searching for someone who doesn't want to be found seems a hopeless task, until Rachel meets Matthew Williams, a Church of England clergyman.

Then the ano
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Kindle Edition, 299 pages
Published May 11th 2016 by Tirgearr Publishing
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Alice Taylor
Jun 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Image of Her is about Rachel and her search for her birth mother. Right away Rachael meets Matthew as her friend had called the church, about Rachael hearing strange noises in her house. Rachael is living in the house her grandmother left her when she died. Matthew figures out that it was just bats causing the noise and problems, but while they are talking her figures out she has a room she is going to look for a lodger for, and he jumps at the chance. That is when all the trouble starts. Bu ...more
Anniek
Jun 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
When Rachel was a baby her birth mother left her on the steps of a church. At the age of one she was adopted and that's knowledge she's had for quite a while. Rachel has tried to search for her biological mother, but the information she has isn't correct. That makes it hard to continue the search. Rachel inherited her grandmother's cottage when she passed away. The cottage is lovely and Rachel is very happy there, living together with her little dog. Every now and then Rachel hears odd sounds an ...more
Tina Williams
Jun 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Beautifully Written

The Image of Her is contemporary romantic suspense. It is the second book that I have read by Lorna Peel, the first being Into the Unknown, and once again I enjoyed the author’s effortless writing style and captivating plot and character development.

I enjoyed the central romance between Rachel and Matt which I found to be realistic and believable. Rachel is an adopted child, who yearns to find out the identity of her birth mother and as relationships go, she is wary, having r
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Whispering Stories
Oct 14, 2016 rated it it was ok
This book begins with a supernatural phenomenon that turns out to be something else. However, Lorna Peel keeps the theme of something supernatural in the form of a woman’s search for her biological mother.

The unknown elements of her adoption unsettling Rachel Harris to the point of continuing to delve, even when the clues are heart-breaking. So, there is somewhat of a haunting going on throughout the narrative. I loved the mystery and the story line. I love to read fun, bright chick-lit and this
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Naturalbri (Bri Wignall)
This was an interesting read. I feel as though it is a unique and believable story, which makes it easy to connect with.

From the start, this story had a certain pull to it. This may be because I too was adopted, so I felt a connection, but I think it has to do with the possibility of an intriguing tale. However, the book, I feel, lacked a little bit of detail. Whilst it did provide us with some level of detail, it definitely would have excelled a lot more, had some sections had more description
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Evelyn
Jun 27, 2016 rated it liked it
Originally reviewed for www.buriedunderromance.com
There was a time of my life when I wanted nothing more than to be English. I walked around speaking with what I thought was a great English accent for someone from Colorado. I was planning to marry George Harrison and I listened almost exclusively to English music: The Beatles, the Stones, Moody Blues, and, oh yeah, did I mention the Beatles? As the years passed, I dropped the lousy accent, did not marry George Harrison and, in spite of having
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Zara Lethallan
Apr 06, 2016 rated it liked it
Rockin' & Reviewing Review. I got this book in exchange for an honest review.

I think that when someone writes a blog book review, it will always be a little more of a personal review. Mainly because it's a blog, the blog owner wants to state their opinions and express how they feel. In most reviews and books, I try to connect with the MC or reader in some way. So it feels more like a friend talking to you about a book, instead of some random stranger. I always try to give fair and honest re
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Meet The Image of Her’s Rachel Harris 1 2 May 27, 2016 06:17AM  
Meet The Image of Her’s Matthew Williams 1 1 May 27, 2016 06:14AM  
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Lorna Peel is an author of historical romance and romantic suspense novels set in the UK and Ireland. Lorna was born in England, grew up in North Wales and now lives in rural Ireland. A SCARLET WOMAN and A SUITABLE WIFE – books one and two in The Fitzgeralds of Dublin series set in 1880s Ireland – are out now on Kindle, in paperback and on Kindle Unlimited. A DISCARDED SON - book three in the seri ...more
“According to my file, I was abandoned on the steps of the children’s home in Telbury with a birth certificate tucked inside the shawl. The certificate stated my name, date of birth, and place of birth—which was Aldabury Maternity Hospital—and my birth mother’s name and address. All I have is my first name and date and place of birth. Everything else regarding my birth mother on the certificate seems to be false.” 1 likes
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