Review: Up from the Sea by Amanda Dykes

Up from the SeaUp from the Sea is a fascinating prequel novella that introduces the reader to the setting and some background history for the full length novel, Whose Waves These Are.

I was absolutely captivated by the beautiful storytelling style of the author. Savannah and Alistair were characters that I liked immediately and I loved the journey of discovery that they went on to unearth what was true and what was myth. I’m looking forward to reading Whose Waves These Are soon!

(4.5 stars)

 

This prequel novella is available for free. Download it now on Kindle or Nook.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Up from the Sea

When Savannah Mae Thorpe visits her family in New England, she learns the future of the land she’s inherited is in question. She finds help from a local lumberjack–who holds a shadowed past of his own–to discover the truth of a local legend and save her land. But her expedition may have unexpected ramifications on her life–and the lives of those around her.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

amanda dykes

Amanda Dykes is a drinker of tea, dweller of redemption, and spinner of hope-filled tales who spends most days chasing wonder and words with her family. Give her a rainy day, a candle to read by, an obscure corner of history to dig in, and she’ll be happy for hours. She’s a former English teacher, and her novella, Bespoke: A Tiny Christmas Tale, was met with critical acclaim from Publishers WeeklyReaders’ Favorite, and more. She is also the author of a novella in The Message in a Bottle Romance CollectionWhose Waves These Are is her debut novel.

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About Brittany

As a homeschooling mom and avid reader, I get great joy through reading and reviewing books. I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I also review sweet, clean fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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