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Love Comes Silently by Andrew Grey

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Even if this was not a seasonal releases, coincidence wanted that I read this more or less under Christmas period and the feeling was pretty much that. Truth be told, and that is the only small fault I could find in this novel, the story of an ill little girl who wanted to celebrate Halloween and Christmas in advance since she wasn’t sure she was able to survive till the right time was the theme of a Christmas movie I used to see on television in those lazy Christmas time afternoons, when you have nothing to do if not idling in front of the television.

But the fatherly “love story” between a little girl and a kind but mute neighbor, is one of the two you will find here, the second that of the same kind, and young and handsome, neighbor with the single dad of the little girl, a renowned painter who just moved next door. Patrick was a famous singer, before losing his voice in an accident; he has now retired on the same small town where he grew up, a place where he can hide and be comfortable, people not bothering him other than to check if he is alive and averagely well. After adopting a daughter, Ken decided to move to the same small town to give his daughter a better place to grow up. The time of the move coincides with the discovery of his daughter’s illness and his break-up with his boyfriend. When Patrick starts to do small kind gestures, little by little he conquers both father than daughter.

As I said, this is the perfect story to read bundled up on the couch, maybe in front of a fire, and again, coincidence wanted I was more or less in that situation, being at home with a low fever. I enjoyed the story, I enjoyed the warm feelings it left me, and I enjoyed it had the right dose of sexiness without being the main theme.

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Amazon: Love Comes Silently
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Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (October 1, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1623800080
ISBN-13: 978-1623800086

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marsabi
Dec. 7th, 2012 01:37 pm (UTC)
It sounds a pretty sad? I have trouble reading about sick children (even when the book is great). Was it very sad or just a little?


BTW, I just friended you over at FB. I am there under my pen name, Skylar M. Cates, and not my LJ name (if you look at the request and wonder who the heck is this? LOL)
elisa_rolle
Dec. 7th, 2012 01:39 pm (UTC)
a little sad with an happily ever after ;-)
raynedanser
Dec. 7th, 2012 06:21 pm (UTC)
It's a little sad - but everything else makes everything shiny and hopeful and it's really quite a beautiful story. I just read it a few weeks ago and adored it.
marsabi
Dec. 7th, 2012 07:42 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the info
raynedanser
Dec. 7th, 2012 11:19 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. I hope you'll like it!
raynedanser
Dec. 7th, 2012 06:20 pm (UTC)
I just read this a few weeks ago - and LOVED it. I absolutely devoured it in an afternoon and then didn't want it to end!
elisa_rolle
Dec. 7th, 2012 06:22 pm (UTC)
It was sweet and the right length to be read in one shot, as you said, in a lazy afternoon.
raynedanser
Dec. 7th, 2012 06:24 pm (UTC)
Any tears I had in this book were of joy because of the touches of sweetness. :D
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