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In Canyon, Brenda Jackson has written a powerful story of how misunderstandings and lack of communication can rip lives apart and lead to unforeseen consequences. The blurb covers the basics, but I can't add anything more because I don't want to spoil it. You really need to read it yourself to get the full effect. This is another entry into the larger than life saga of the Westmoreland family, but it can also be read as a standalone.
This is a character driven story with a smooth plot flow. The characters are very three dimensional, with all the faults, foibles, passions, hopes, and dreams that any of us in the 'real' world have. The backstory is richly detailed, and lays a solid foundation for the storyline. The book has a fantastic cast of secondary characters-with enough brothers, sisters, cousins, aunts, uncles, and other kinfolk to put the Waltons to shame.
The author's writing style is simple,honest, and straightforward, with an uncanny ability to strip away unnecessary details and tell a powerfully emotional story in a deft blend of humor, a touch of danger, and sex that is hot, passionate, and tender at the same time. I really like how the author is able to take an ordinary storyline and give it a fresh twist and a HEA ending. If you're looking for a fascinating story about love and the power of forgiveness, then this is the book for you.