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Casting the Net by Pam Rhodes
  

Casting the Net

Part of the The Dunbridge Chronicles Series
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This sequel to Fisher of Men is a charming and engagingly warmhearted read. Dunbridge, the small market town setting, is a perfect backdrop to display gentle rural life in all its glory (with just the occasional bit of scandal and scheming). Although Neil the Curate and the Church are central, the true story on display is life as it really is; full of love, comedic moments, heartbreak hell, tussles of faith and comforts of friendship. Make yourself cozy, relax into this warm, amusing story and enjoy. ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

Casting the Net by Pam Rhodes

Neil returns from his ordination inspired by his vocation, and determined not to let his love life get in the way. Some might think a man lucky to have two women declaring their love for him, but it's not that straightforward when you're a priest! Neil's second year as curate of St Stephen's, in the small town of Dunbridge, promises to be no quieter than the first. There are joys to be celebrated, worries to be shared, and bereavements that shake the community to its core. And of course, there are the women who mean to take care of him - from his domineering mother, Iris, who appears to have moved in, and Wendy, who knows she'd make him the perfect wife, to Claire, who doesn't believe in God, but does believe in Neil...

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'Light, amusing, but at heart dealing with serious issues of faith and friendship and family. The Irish Catholic Social comedy with resonance and depth.' Woman Alive


About the Author

Pam Rhodes

Pam Rhodes is best known as the familiar face of BBC Television's SONGS OF PRAISE, interviewing people as varied as The Pope and Dolly Parton. She’s also popular as a radio presenter, from PAUSE FOR THOUGHT on Radio 2, to her own Premier Radio programme HEARTS AND HYMNS. Pam is already a successful novelist, author of With Hearts and Hymns and Voices and four other novels, as well as many other books, short stories and feature articles. A Mum and a Grandmum, Pam lives with her husband in Bedfordshire where she runs a cat sanctuary.

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Book Info

Publication date

21st February 2014

Author

Pam Rhodes

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Author's Website

www.pamrhodes.co.uk/

Publisher

Lion Fiction an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Religious & spiritual fiction

ISBN

9781782640622

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