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Making It Home

Making it Home

In the run-up to the release of my third novel, Flying Free, you have the chance to sample my writing on Amazon Kindle with my two earlier novels, Family Matters and the one I’m featuring, Making it Home.

P.S. As you can see from the photograph, I have more published novels from which you can choose, including Flying Free, the one I was writing when I originally wrote this post. Ah, The wonders of modern technology that I can come back in the archives like this and update things. ūüôā

If you prefer reading an actual book, Making It Home, is also available in paperback, but I’m afraid that’ll cost you the price of a cup of coffee and a cream cake.

Let me tell you a little about Making It Home:

Kate had a home, but her heart wasn‚Äôt in it ‚Ķ or in her marriage.¬†So she left them both.¬†Phillis had a home, and her heart was in it ‚Ķ but she wanted something more.¬†So she shopped.¬†Naomi had no home, and her heart was in cold storage … she didn’t know what she wanted.¬†So she shopped.¬†They found one another in a department store.

The problem with ‚Äėretail therapy‚Äô: you can overdose.

As friendship grows between these three women, they help one another face up to their problems, realising along the way, that every heart needs a home and it takes more than a house to make one.

A contemporary novel about women who want more.

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Some Reviews of Making It Home

By CJ Heck on June 8, 2013

Format: Paperback Amazon Verified Purchase
This wonderful book is one of my newest all-time favorites. Christine Campbell
has written a masterpiece, a book worthy of everyone’s bookshelf. I wouldn’t
be at all surprised to see it made into a movie — the characters are incredibly
real and the emotions evoked are profound.
There were several times when I held
back tears and, by the final page, I no longer fought them and let them flow. Move over Nicholas Sparks, you have new competition in Christine Campbell.
This woman writes from a heart of gold to the hearts and souls of us all.
If only I could give it ten stars ..
Respectfully submitted,
CJ Heck, Author
Format: Kindle Edition Amazon Verified Purchase

In this book we meet Kate, who has a fairly normal life, but it is slowly unwinding like an old clock and she is beginning to realize that it is time for a decision about what kind of life she truly wants. Phyllis, an older woman who befriends Kate, helps open Kate’s eyes to how much she has been sleep-walking through her life. They both recognize that Naomi needs their help but they can’t quite work out how to offer that help or what all it will entail.So far it could be any politically correct book on the “women’s literature” market – but this book rises above that. The characters deepen and when men come into the story they start out almost as caricatures and then find their own realism as the women in the book begin to see them as real people with real thoughts and ideas. The people in this book stay with the reader and seem to grow even after the book concludes. It is a gentle read that sinks into your mind and soul and gently helps you change your assumptions about others.I am really impressed with this author and with this novel. I recommend it to anyone who isn’t looking for a cookie-cutter story-line. “Making it Home” doesn’t come at you with a message or a sermon; it simply shares the lives of the people in it and lets you decide for yourself. This book gives me the same peaceful experience I found reading D.E. Stevenson’s work – but updated for modern times.
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Making it Home kindle edition or paperback