Bound by Guilt
by C.J. Darlington
Published by Tyndale House
I’ve read a sample pre-publication book and can assure you it is one story you don’t want to put down. Compelling characters and so many layers of the title are built into the story. I like books with an inspirational message – not in-your-face preaching, but one where you learn from (or despite) the characters’ decisions and actions. Darlington’s multi-layered story delivered time and again leaving me not just refreshed – but enriched. Two of the main characters are teens so I’d recommend this book as excellent reading for pre-teen to the most ‘mature’ readers! The mystery is also a fascinating journey into the world of antique books. Even the cover was outstanding and this is one time you can judge the book by its cover. – Delores
So here goes – a bit of a taste and tomorrow, an interview with the author!
Shuttled between foster homes, Roxi Gold will do anything to fit in. Soon she’s traveling the country stealing rare books from unsuspecting bookstores. Police officer Abby Dawson has seen the worst of society—and not just at work. One fateful night, both their lives are changed forever. One searches for justice, the other finds herself on the run. Will the power of forgiveness set them free?
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Great job! You kept me turning the pages.
—Francine Rivers, Internationally best selling author
C.J. is a wonderful, talented writer . . . extraordinary . . .
—Bodie Thoene, best-selling author of the A.D. Chronicles
This one engages your senses and reaches your heart.
—Jerry B. Jenkins, NY Times best-selling author & owner of The Christian Writers Guild
About the Author:
C. J. Darlington won the 2008 Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers Guild Operation First Novel contest with her first novel, Thicker Than Blood. She has been in the antiquarian bookselling business for over twelve years, scouting for stores similar to the ones described in her novels before cofounding her own online bookstore. In 2006 C. J. started the Christian entertainment Web site www.TitleTrakk.com with her sister, Tracy, and has been actively promoting Christian fiction through book reviews and author interviews. A homeschool graduate, she makes her home in Pennsylvania with her family and their menagerie of dogs and cats. Visit her website www.cjdarlington.com