Lean On Me
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Lean On Me

From No. 1 bestselling author Beth Moran comes a story about family, friendship and community.

As Faith tries on her future mother-in-law’s wedding dress in preparation for her own wedding, her tears are not of joy. The hideous frock is nicknamed ‘The Ghost Web’ by Faith’s best friend Marilyn, who can’t understand why Faith would even consider wearing it. But there’s a lot Marilyn doesn’t know about Faith – not the least of which is that Faith is just the latest of the names she has called herself.

Faith and her brother Sam survived a traumatic childhood which included having to change their names to hide from the past, but surviving has left scars. Faith’s generous fiancé Perry doesn’t just promise to be a partner, he offers freedom and security, and enough kindness to keep Faith squashing down any doubts on what ‘being in love’ really means.

It’s not until she meets an extraordinary group of women at the Grace Chapel choir, that things start to become crystal clear. As choir-leader extraordinaire, the indomitable Hester, holds a mirror up to her ragtag group of singers, all with their own burdens and insecurities, and teaches them to see how magnificent they are, so Faith can dare to dream of a future where she and Sam can stop running and she might even be ready to accept the love that she deserves.

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My Review of Lean On Me

This was such an emotional read and I struggled to put it down – waiting to know how Faith’s story ended.

Faith who had a tough childhood and she continues to look after her older brother, Sam, who is addicted to drugs.

Even though she is not really in love with her millionaire boyfriend, Perry, his offer to support Sam’s treatment, makes her agree to marry him.

But, fiercely independent, Faith, continues to work as a waitress. She is however overwhelmed with the wedding Perry’s snooty mother wants them to have.

Faith’s friend Marilyn helps her stand up for herself, and they join a choir led by Hester, who wants each woman to feel good about herself.

How each woman in this choir finds themselves and supports each other is a beautiful tale by itself.

Faith’s bravery is put to the test when a terrifying figure from her and Sam’s past comes back to haunt them.

Finding support from friends and friends turned family, Faith, finds a way to deal with her past and move forward.

The author dealt with serious issues like domestic and child abuse, drug addiction, homelessness etc in a very real and compassionate way. The value of community and friendship in helping people redeem themselves came shining through

Another winner from Beth Moran.

Author Bio –

beth moran

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Beth Moran initially worked as a biochemist and then taught antenatal classes before becoming an author. She loves to write contemporary women’s fiction set in and around Sherwood Forest, where she lives with her family.

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I received a copy of this book from Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books via NetGalley for a review and participation in the blog tour. Read what others on this tour are writing about the book

Lean On Me

A lover of words. A self-acceptance blogger. A creativity coach. A book reviewer. A woman happily journeying through midlife, moving from self-improvement to self-acceptance and enjoying being herself. I write about life, wellness, relationships at Everyday Gyaan. An avid reader, I review books at CorinneRodrigues.com and offer coaching to writers and bloggers and anyone looking to explore their creativity at The Frangipani Creative, located in Secunderabad, India.

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