Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “When Robins Appear” by Densie Webb, Red Adept Publishing, Oct. 2020 for Suzy Approved Book Tours
Densie Webb, the author of “When Robins Appear” has written a thought-provoking, memorable, intriguing, and intense novel that tugs at one’s heartstrings. The genres for this book are fiction, domestic drama, and women’s fiction. I appreciate the way the author vividly captures the character’s personalities, and events in the story. The author describes her dramatic characters as complex, complicated, each with their own set of problems. The themes that revolve around the story are how secrets can affect others, the importance of communication, the importance of family, love, support, and hope.
Deborah Earle has a wonderful husband Richard, and a lovely daughter Amanda, who will hopefully be going to college very soon. Deborah writes about health issues, and Richard is very into health taking all kinds of supplements. Deborah realizes that she and Richard will be empty nesters when Amanda goes off to college, and starts thinking this might be the perfect time for another child, if Richard agrees.
Amanda has always been a good student, but now starts socializing. Amanda’s ex- boyfriend is stalking her, and Amanda wants to move on. She meets Graham, and the two become close. Deborah is ambivalent about Graham, based on memories and decisions in the best, which are her secrets.
Do secrets stay buried? Deborah is first realizing as tragedy hits her family, the meaning of honesty, communication, love and hope. I would highly recommend this novel. Be sure to have some Kleenex on hand.