REVIEW: Have you ever read a book you were drawn to and not sure why? When Robin’s Appear by Densie (not Denise) Webb was one of those books for me. I picked the book up yesterday and finished it before going to sleep. I honestly can’t tell you why my tablet stayed glued to my hands. This book had such a profound effect on my mood and feelings. This morning, I feel broken.
The story is kind of a typical story if you don’t look at it too deeply. About half of it was a love story between 17 year old Amanda and 20 year old Graham. The other half is her family life with her mom, Deb and her Dad, Richard. I fell in love with this beautiful family. There is so much heartache underneath the story and as I sit here I think of all the little hints along the way. The little things you don’t want to pay attention to because you want all the happiness.
Densie has magic in her to be able to write a book this powerful. I look forward to reading more from her. This is her first Women’s Fiction novel which was released in October of 2020. I certainly hope she continues to write such moving stories. Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of this book. It’s a safe bet you’ll love and appreciate it as much as I do.
I received a copy of this book from the author for a fair and honest review. Thank you, Densie!
SYNOPSIS: With a lucrative freelance career and a loving family, Deborah Earle has a life many women would envy. But her daughter, Amanda, is heading to college soon, and Deborah worries about having an empty nest. She thinks another child might be the answer. Her husband, Richard, however, may not be willing to start over so late in life.
Amanda is excited about attending NYU next year, but she meets Graham, a handsome older boy, falls hard, and considers postponing her education to stay close to him. Her mother takes an instant dislike to Graham, but Amanda refuses to let her keep them apart.
As Deborah watches her daughter rush headlong toward heartache on an all-too-familiar path, the secrets lurking in Deborah’s past continue to echo in her present. When tragedy strikes, Deborah faces a future she could never have imagined.