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The House At The End Of The Moor by Michelle Griep

Lost Sheep

The House At The End Of The Moor by Michelle Griep is an absolutely marvellous Christian historical adventure that I just could not put down. It was a thrilling read.

The novel is set on Dartmoor, in Lydford and Bath. I revelled in these locations as I know them all. Dartmoor prison is a foreboding place, rising up out of the moor – my Dad drove us past it when we stayed in Lydford Gorge in autumn 1980. I have visited Bath on many occasions over the years. My familiarity with the landscape helped to bring the novel alive.

There are the main themes of restoration and the presence of God. “I’d never have survived … without God.” Sometimes life is very bleak indeed but without God, it is even worse. When we know God, we can have a hope for the future.

Restoring the years the locusts have taken links with the theme of prodigals returning. Like the prodigal son, we may fear our welcome but there is much rejoicing.

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12 Days At Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

Christmas Traditions

12 Days At Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep is a delightful historical Christian Christmas tale that is indeed to be savoured by the reader.

The tale is steeped in Christmas traditions that will warm the reader’s heart. It is a wonderful story that will be one to revisit annually. A cross between A Christmas Carol and an Agatha Christie mystery, the reader is in for a real treat. we are entertained and guessing throughout.

There are choices to be made. Are we motivated by love of people? Or money? Where is our treasure?

The novel is also about hope. Hope restored is a beautiful thing.

12 Days At Bleakly Manor was a unique read in a traditional style, very reminiscent of its 1850 English setting. A wonderful Christmas tale that I can highly recommend.

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