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Casting the Net

by Pam Rhodes

Part of the The Dunbridge Chronicles Series

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Casting the Net

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

Liz Robinson

Casting the Net Synopsis

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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Casting the Net Press Reviews

'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


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ISBN: 9781782640622
Publication date: 21/02/2014
Publisher: Lion Fiction an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782640622
Publication date: 21st February 2014
Author: Pam Rhodes
Publisher: Lion Fiction an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Religious & spiritual fiction,

About 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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