Emotional Yet Resilient Love: WHEN I SEE YOUR FACE by Devika Fernando

Today I review this book by Devika Fernando, she is also one of the authors whose book is up for grabs during the TORNADO GIVEAWAY being hosted by The Book Club.You can read more about it here.

Book Blurb:

Cathy has had enough. Having run away from her abusive husband, she tries to pick up the broken pieces of her life in a remote village, focusing on her dream to start her own cake business. Finding true love is the last thing on her mind. When she comes face to face with a man who looks exactly like the one she is struggling to forget, life throws the biggest challenge yet at her: Should she give in to his charm and care or is history going to repeat itself?

My Review:

The story starts on a sad note but the change that is happening glues you to the book. The author has written the story with a lot of reality thrown in; It is a romance novel but has all the elements of a true story.
It speaks of courage, resilience and how we can overcome any negatives in our life with a little faith & a lot of hard work. What I really liked is the positive tone of the book, it is a central theme and helps keep the main characters working towards their goals.
The premise of the book is intriguing enough with Cathy getting more and more involved with a guy who looks surprisingly similar to his abusive husband Mark Nolan. The real twist is why the new guy Micheal Newland is so similar yet so different from her husband. How all three of them are connected yet apart, unaware yet affected.
Devika has managed to spin and interesting story without resorting to the usual doze of commercial must haves. It only makes the book a good example of the sweet side of love, reminding me that true love is patient and giving. The story moves on its own steam and after a few chapters you start to wait for the next connection and the next step in the relationship.
She has triumphed in her description of the sweet yet innocent Cathy as well as the caring yet cautious Michael. You can almost feel that you have met them somewhere.
Read the story of Cathy to admire the strength of a woman and the love of a man. Love truly is the catalyst in this story; reminding me of the M&B’s of the good old days.
Buy your copy now to applaud the resilient yet innocent Cathy.

Author Bio:

Almost as soon as Devika Fernando could write, she imagined stories and poems. After finishing her education in Germany and returning to her roots in Sri Lanka, she got a chance to turn her passion into her profession. Having lived in Germany and in Sri Lanka with her husband has made her experience the best (and the worst) of two totally different worlds – something that influences her writing. Besides being a romance novel author, she works as a German web content writer and as a translator. When she’s not writing, she’s reading or thinking about writing.

To find out more, visit the author’s website

http://www.devikafernando.comOr get in touch via Facebook

Thanks for stopping by; would love to hear your viewpoint and thoughts.


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