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  1. False Pretenses, Secrets of Roux River Bayou Series #1
    False Pretenses, Secrets of Roux River Bayou Series #1
    Kathy Herman
    David C. Cook / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
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  1. Debbie from ChristFocus
    Harrison, AR
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    A shameful past, a dangerous lie
    May 30, 2014
    Debbie from ChristFocus
    Harrison, AR
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for False Pretenses - eBook.
    "False Pretenses" is a Christian suspense novel. The story is about a woman who is ashamed of her past and so she took a new identity and began a new life. But now someone is threatening to tell about her past, and she's afraid people will reject her when they discover who she was and that she's lied to them. This is the first book in a series. Some characters are apparently from a previous series, and they talk about past events. That vague information might spoil some of the suspense in that previous series, but I don't actually know if it will.

    The suspense is created by relationship tensions and from physical danger. The characters were interesting, varied, and complex. I guessed whodunit and who the blackmailer was long before Zoe caught on, but it was realistic that she wouldn't guess. The story wasn't really about guessing whodunit, anyway. The Christian element was mainly provided by a minor character who was wronged by Zoe. This woman showed Christ's love and encouraged Zoe to be honest with her husband and friends--though Zoe didn't take that advice too well.

    There was no sex or bad language. Overall, I'd recommend this suspenseful novel.
  2. MrsB
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    April 24, 2013
    MrsB
    This review was written for False Pretenses - eBook.
    It was ok, a read that passed the time, not hard to put down
  3. Anne
    Montreal, Canada
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Enjoyed the book
    March 25, 2013
    Anne
    Montreal, Canada
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for False Pretenses - eBook.
    I always enjoy receiving free e-books. The book was interesting, and easy to download to my computer.
  4. i blog 4 books
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Kept Me Guessing
    August 30, 2012
    i blog 4 books
    False Pretenses was a great introduction to Kathy Herman. The suspense was fairly intense, and I was constantly wondering what was going to happen next. Plus, the plot moved along quickly, which really kept me flipping the pages. Zoe Broussard was a great main character, and I really enjoyed getting to know her. The author did a great job writing about such a unique and iconic location as New Orleans, but I wasn't crazy about the Cajun dialect. I know the author was using it to give a realistic flair to the dialogue, but if I'm unfamiliar with the words, I don't like having to stop and start to check the glossary. Other than that, though, I really did love the book, and it whet my appetite for the next novel in the series! [4 stars]

    I received a free copy of this book from David C. Cook in exchange for my fair and honest review.
  5. moonmist
    Texas
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    nice story and a good book
    May 31, 2012
    moonmist
    Texas
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for False Pretenses - eBook.
    I enjoyed this book very much! it was a nice story.
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