Strands of Truth by gifted wordsmith Colleen Coble is a magnificent Contemporary Christian fiction. I began reading it and was completely whisked away into a world of mystery, adventure, and suspense.
This is the spellbinding tale of Harper. Through DNA testing she found out she has a half-sister, Annabelle. They live fairly close to each other. Both of their mothers died rather tragically and the girls do not know the name of their father. The mystery only escalates with danger and romance in this captivating story.
Author Coble has a writing style that starts starts strong and just keeps growing. I was captured within the first few pages of reading. My attention held all the way until the end. The plot has surprises with twists and turns that kept me on my toes. It was a breathtaking read.
The characters are realistic and so lifelike that they felt like people I knew. Details were given and I learned information on a subject that I never knew. I enjoyed learning about pen shells, mollusks, and oysters as well as the ocean. The author did a flawless job with her research. This is a well planned, researched, and extremely well written novel.
All while reading it the story played in my head like a movie. Why not? This would be a great movie. The issues are current. Finding a half sibling and foster care are always relevant and emotional. This would be perfect for the big screen.
Life lessons on forgiveness, prejudice, trust, and family are artfully woven throughout this riveting masterpiece. I could not put this book down! It is amazing.
I highly recommend this to anyone that likes suspense or mystery. The romance is there but not the main focus. At the end of the book are discussion questions. I rate this 5 out of 5 stars unless I can give it a 6!
A copy was provided by the Publisher but these are my own, honest words.
About the Book:
Book: Strands of Truth
Author: Colleen Coble
Release Date: September 10, 2019
Harper Taylor is used to being alone—after all, she grew up in one foster home after another. Oliver Jackson finally took her under his wing when she was a runaway teenager, and now Harper pours her marine biology knowledge into Oliver’s pen shell research. But she’s never stopped wishing for a family of her own.
So when a DNA test reveals a half-sister living just two hours away, Harper is both hopeful and nervous. Over warm cinnamon rolls, Harper and Annabelle find striking similarities in their stories. Is it just a coincidence that both their mothers died tragically, without revealing Harper and Annabelle’s father’s name?
Oliver’s son Ridge still sees Harper as a troubled teen even all these years later. But when Oliver is attacked, Ridge and Harper find themselves working together to uncover dangerous secrets that threaten to destroy them all. They must unravel her past before they can have any hope for the future.
Suspense, romance, and generational secrets meld in this engrossing new novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Colleen Coble.
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About the Author
Colleen Coble is a USA TODAY bestselling author and RITA finalist best known for her coastal romantic suspense novels, including The Inn at Ocean’s Edge, Twilight at Blueberry Barrens, and the Lavender Tides, Sunset Cove, Hope Beach, and Rock Harbor series. Connect with Colleen online at colleencoble.com; Instagram: colleencoble; Facebook: colleencoblebooks; Twitter: @colleencoble.
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