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Disappointment

As usual, I’ve been on the lookout for good Christian fiction, and picked up several new books recently. They have all been disappointing and I can’t recommend them. Four of them I couldn’t finish, one I skipped most of the … Continue reading

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Love in the time of the crucifixion: Pilate’s Daughter by Fiona Veitch Smith

This is an accomplished historical novel, set in 28AD onwards, which concentrates on the secondary characters in the gospels:  Herod, Pilate, Jairus,  Barabbas, Malchus,  but mainly on Pilate’s wife, and her (fictional) daughter. It is a moving, dramatic love story … Continue reading

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Seventeen examples of great Christian Fiction from Britain

I have a backlog of four new Christian novels, from British writers, to read and review, along with the four novels recently reviewed. Dare one hope for a resurgence of Christian fiction in this country? I hope so. As a … Continue reading

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Christian Thrills from The Gardener’s Daughter

I’ve just galloped through ‘The Gardener’s Daughter’ by K. A. Hitchens.  It is a fast-paced thriller, with an intricate plot and subplots, high-quality writing and a neatly satisfying ending.  The characters Zavier and Boody are particularly delightful. There is a … Continue reading

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Why is there so little good recent Christian fiction published in the UK?

I don’t think I need add anything to this question.  There just isn’t.  Masses in America, hardly anything here.  I know of only five published in the last few years.  There are none – none at all – on the … Continue reading

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