Things We Can't Untie - A great read
Wonderful to read a story based in New Zealand, great characters, great story, a page turner, I would highly recommend.
This was a very good book. Had me right from the first line. It's a touching book about people and life and relationships. You can almost feel the characters as you're reading.
A great New Zealand voice
I love history and social history in particular. I know NZ history fairly well and write about it myself. This is a modern social history novel, with deep secrets, personal trauma and the difficulties. But it is also a story of love, of friendship or rural, small town New Zealand with all its quirks and interesting characters. It's not a cliched story in any way and things go wrong before the come right and they come right in the most unlikely way. Worth reading.
Wonderful and Surprising
I am sure I bought this book for my Kindle simply because of the New Zealand setting, but once I started reading I could not set the story aside. I had no idea where it was going and was surprised at many turns. It is a moving story, with sadness, laughter, romance, sweetness, frustration, an occassional sense of fear about how things will turn out, and hope. The read was a wonderful adventure. I highly recommend it.