Book Review: Rachel Thompson’s “Broken Pieces”

Sometimes the Truth Hurts –


As a mystery writer, I marvel at exquisite prose.  And Rachel’s prose dazzles, running the gamut from in-your-face to an angel’s chorus—doing it eloquently.  But this isn’t just about her moving prose, it’s about where Rachel takes you—her world.  It’s a world of cages, flutters and tears of blood.  It’s touch and release, light and shadows, love and lovers and revealing her truth.  A truth that isn’t always soft and gentle and pretty, yet never fails to move you.

I’m intrigued by her unique insights into the human emotions we all share: confusion and shame, loss and regret, fear and rage, love and lust—depression, perseverance and passion.  Gentlemen, so you know, I not particularly a Chick Lit fan, and in my humble opinion Broken Pieces is not that.  However, we males would do well to learn from Rachel’s revelations—to better understand how our behavior impacts the female psyche, and to appreciate how a contemporary woman loves and lives.

A brutal and brilliant memoir, fasten your seatbelts for this one.  You’ll find Broken Pieces on Amazon.  You’ll find the Broken Pieces book trailer on YouTube.


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One thought on “Book Review: Rachel Thompson’s “Broken Pieces”

  1. Aw, thank you Mike! I’m honored you chose my book to read and review.

    You’re too kind. Thank you.

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