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Phoebe by Paula Gooder

We can barely understand how shocking it would have been for the Roman citizens to see a high-born, rich Roman lady embrace a slave. The new way, Christianity, turned the world upside-down with rumours of a God who dies and … Continue reading

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Parable Lives

What can I say? It’s been an incredible journey…  So much hard work, so many challenges, so much learning! I’ve needed gallons of persistence and optimism. But here it is, my baby, my book, my collection of short stories! Parable … Continue reading

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Vicarious Thrills

If you are looking for thrillers with a conscience, which would be appreciated by an average Christian man, I recommend ‘Benefit of the Doubt’ and ‘All that Glitters’ by Les Cowan. I’ve just read them, and rattled through them, as … Continue reading

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Science Fiction by C. S. Lewis

What do you think that Science Fiction should do?  Should it give you a flavour of strange worlds, warn you of possible futures or be a fantastic setting for exciting and risky adventures? Is it about the future on earth, … Continue reading

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Angels and Passion from Catherine Fox

Two excellent British Christian novels from Catherine Fox. Angels and Men – moving, dramatic, heart-burningly sad at times. Sparky characters, witty dialogue. Despite the title, there are few angels and it certainly isn’t a slushy, ‘everyone prays and gets converted’ … 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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Is British Christian Fiction different to American?

A while back, I started a facebook group, Christian Fiction UK. But American authors kept asking to join it and, as soon as they did, using it to aggressively promote their Christian fiction. So I then remove them from the … Continue reading

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A Good Good Read: A Vision of Locusts

Another high-quality Christian fiction, from a British author:  ‘A Vision of Locusts’ by S. L. Russell. I enjoyed this, and read it very quickly, and will be reading it again. It is a family drama, set in the UK, about … 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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Ink by Alice Broadway

This is a story about the power of stories. ‘Ink’ is a fantasy novel about a sixteen-year old girl, Leora, who believes the stories her parents, friends, teachers and authorities tell her, until her father dies and she gradually discovers, … Continue reading

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