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The Paradox Of Love by Teri Harman

The Hunter And The Star

The Paradox Of Love by Teri Harman is a heart wrenching Christian historical tale set in 1889. It shows the power of love to heal and to restore, if we would just let love into our hearts.

The novel has the themes of discrimination, abuse and intimidation. It is not a read for the faint hearted. Native Americans and women are seen as inferior to white men who continually flex their muscles and abuse their positions of power. Daughters are to be given in marriage with no thought to their feelings. “I’ll be sold like livestock.”

There are some hard to read scenes of domestic abuse as the sins of the fathers seem destined to be repeated. Women, wrongly, believe they deserve this treatment. The reader’s heart breaks.

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A Thousand Sleepless Nights by Teri Harman

Drowning In Grief

A Thousand Sleepless Nights by Teri Harman is a beautiful book about life, love and grief. It is set in the 1990’s.

This book is such a beautiful read in spite of it being a study in grief. Grief may consume us as we drown under its weight. “You need a reason to live after a tragedy.”

Picking up the pieces is not always easy. How do we begin to live again when all we feel is pain? “Sometimes it takes someone else to heal our pain.” We don’t always know what we need.

What would it feel like to wake up one day and realise the last six years of our lives were missing? What tragedy befell that our mind shut it out? Or are we just going mad? “What… had stolen her memory and broken her mind?” Grief can do strange things.

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