Jewel of Gresham Green, The - eBook  -     By: Lawana Blackwell
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Lawana Blackwell / 2008 / ePub

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Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Lawana Blackwell
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 9781585584130
ISBN-13: 9781585584130
Availability: In Stock
Series: Gresham Chronicles

Publisher's Description

A charming, Victorian-era romance set in a small town in England from the bestselling author of the Gresham Chronicles.

Author Bio

Lawana Blackwell has eleven published novels to her credit. She and her husband have three married sons and live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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The Jewel of Gresham Green by Lawana Blackwell is the story of Jewel Libby, a woman willing to risk both security and familiarity to protect her daughter. When a threat to her daughter emerges from the shadows of Birmingham, England, Jewel relocates them to the quiet town of Gresham. Yet, not all is tranquil in the quiet dairy village: the vicar’s health is in jeopardy, his son is fighting for his sinking marriage, and the town’s livelihood, the cheese factory, is poised to fall into the hands of an evil man. With little peace and tranquility in her own life, Jewel nevertheless struggles to bring it to those hurting around her.

The Jewel of Gresham Green is populated by a varied cast of characters. No two are alike. The main character, Jewel, is a strong, yet kind woman who exemplifies the peace a faith-filled woman can bring. Though Blackwell’s characters are not particularly engaging, they are honest, showing their flaws as well as their charms. The relationships, largely familial, between the characters are believable and charming. The most touching of the book’s relationships is between the vicar’s son and his aloof wife. Their marital struggles and disappointments are touchingly honest as they reveal the importance of commitment.

Blackwell does a good job of providing the reader with many and varied plotlines within one novel. Her side characters are given generous page-time, creating the cozy, small-town feel one would expect to characterize a dairy village.

Each of The Jewel’s plot threads is tidily concluded at the novel’s close. Blackwell even throws the reader an unexpected twist, redeeming what seems an unavoidable injustice. Sadly, however, one of the novel’s most promising romances seems rather forced.

The Jewel of Gresham Green is commendable for the gentle way it approaches adult themes through skillful implication rather than explicit description. The Christian message in the novel is not a pointed one, but permeates the entire book through the actions and faith of its Christian characters. The theme of God’s saving power in difficult situations is particularly displayed. Christ’s providential ordering of events brings peace to even the most difficult of the book’s conflicts.

Overall, The Jewel of Gresham Green is a novel with little to criticize or extol. It is a pleasant story, with its strongest points are the variety of its characters and the quick pace with which Blackwell tells her story. She also sets a beautiful scene and defines her characters through their actions rather than lengthy descriptions. This book is a good choice for those seeking a casual and comfortable read. -- Lauren M. Peltier, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

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    I've read all 4 of the Gresham Green novels and have thoroughly enjoyed each one. I appreciate the gentle, nonviolent, modest style of Ms. Blackwell's writing. I felt as if I'd become a resident of Gresham and these were my friends. Thank you, Ms. Blackwell for not detailing the intimate scenes; it enhances the purity of the love relationship. The novels were very soul-satisfying.
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