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Download Epub ✓ The Hummingbirds Cage 352 pages ↠ Tamara dietrich ☆ A dazzling debut novel about taking chances finding hope and learning to stand up for your dreams Everyone in Wheeler New Mexico thinks Joanna leads the perfect life the uiet contented housewife of a dashing deputy sheriff raisinTant fear of her husband She’s been trapped for so long escape seems impossible until a stranger offers her the help she needs to flee On the run Joanna and Laurel stumble upon the small town of Morro a charming and magical village that seems to exist out of time and place There a farmer and his wife offer her sanctuary and soon between the comfort Had you asked me a week ago if I believed in magic I'm not sure how I might have answered I probably would have asked for clarification such as your definition of magic or even your definition of belief a stalling tactic pretty much to give me time to think Since then I've read The Hummingbird's Cage I am now ready to answer For me a good novel is a ticket to ride To journey to someplace unexpected Reading a good novel is by no means a passive experience But for me this does not involve reading with a critical eye Before I can expect to enjoy a novel I must close that eye open my mind and let the author's imagination in to play awhile with mine And if our imaginations get along they can take me to a world I'd never dreamed of And when that happensmagic The Hummingbird's Cage opens amid a nightmare or accurately a nightmarish reality My husband tells me I look washed up Ill favored he says like old bathwater circling the drain If my clothes weren’t there to hold me together he says I’d flush all away He tells me these things and worse as often as he can till there are times I start to believe him and I can feel my mind start to dissolve into empty airReading that paragraph—the very first one—started a sorrowful anger building in me that by the time I'd come to the end of it I already wanted justice to be done to that cruel heartless bastard The violence in word and deed he heaps upon his wife Joanna builds in tandem with my rage as Joanna narrates her heartwrenching story She had me trembling with fury I turned page after page as the evil grew The physical abuse and the crushing of her spirit oppressed me as well My feeling of helplessness merged with hers with no relief in sight And thenWith the encouragement of a wild and wily biker chick her husband's former girlfriend Joanna and her young daughter make their escape Or so it seems I'm reluctant to tell you much than I have as I would hate to spoil the adventure your imagination can share in league with the author's I can safely say this story has no modern comparison for me anyway I'm no professional critic with experience in any particular canon of fashionable modern literature The Hummingbird's Cage has been mentioned in association with new age I've only a vague idea what that might be and have no interest in venturing there I don't do literary analysis nor am I keen on what's in and what's not The only novel I've read that came to mind while I was immersed in The Hummingbird's Cage is James Hilton's Lost Horizon And that's too old to be new age I love fascinating characters seductive writing and stories I can get lost in When these three loves come together for me it's magic There are dreams one is glad to awaken from and others one resents having to leave behind I found both in The Hummingbird's Cage You'd probably like for me to tell you what the title means I was prepared to do just that when I started writing this report I've since decided to let you find out for yourself It's a humdinger of a title Magic

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Of her new home and blossoming friendships Joanna’s soul begins to heal easing the wounds of a decade of abuse But her past and her husband aren’t so easy to escape Unwilling to live in fear any longer Joanna must summon a strength she never knew she had to fight back and forge a new life for her daughter and herself CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED An emotional story of how Joanna by the skin of her teeth manages to escape the grip of an abusive husband Joanna and Jim meet in a whirlwind of romance and very uickly become deeply involved After ignoring her friend's warning about Jim Jo believes Jim's story of Terri's jealousy and of making a pass at him Jim controls every aspect of Jo's life until she is friendless and defenceless Jo is both mentally and physically abused by him and as Jim is the town's Deputy Sheriff she has no one and nowhere to turnWhen Jo snatches an opportunity of freedom a spark of magic enters the book Jo and her daughter Laurel chance upon the town of Morro and after a few days and few incidents Jo realises that the people and events in Morro are not uite as they first seemedI don't want to give too much of the story's plot away but at this point in the book I felt it almost had a paranormal feel to it Though strange things did seem to happen nothing was over the top unbelievable and all is revealed at the endTamara Dietrich is a good and fluid writer the pages turned themselves I was so engrossed although the story and interest did drop a little in the middle Her characters are realistic and likeable with the exception of Jim of course and the storyline is a popular abuser v abused but with its own unusual twist Overall a very good and tense read and an author I shall watch out for in the future I would like to thank the publisher and NetGalley for providing me with an Advance Reading Copy of this book in return for an honest review

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The Hummingbirds CageA dazzling debut novel about taking chances finding hope and learning to stand up for your dreams Everyone in Wheeler New Mexico thinks Joanna leads the perfect life the uiet contented housewife of a dashing deputy sheriff raising a beautiful young daughter Laurel But Joanna’s reality is nothing like her facade Behind closed doors she lives in cons A surprising novel that took me into places I never imagined I loved a lot about this book Full review to follow