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The Camera

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The Camera
Since the violent death of his wife, depression had pushed Justin to the edge of the abyss; insanity was calling from the darkness. Would finding an old camera and its images push him over the edge?

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A wonderfully told story about something we all face eventually. The writing is smooth and effortless. Beautiful and poignant.

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I read this story a while back, but had forgotten if had commented or not, but i LOVED this book.

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There is so much I could say about this story, but I don’t want to devalue it with my words. Wonderfully written, honest and emotional representation of grief, and an all around heartwarming and minding enriching reading experience.

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writingmum

Loved this story. It reminded me a bit of 'The Cabin'.

I think you have told it very well, although I would have liked the finding of the shawl to be a bit more poignantly told. 'never know where its been', was a rough end to a nicely flowing romantic life-after-death story.

And the sudden appearance of the boy was a jolt, Perhaps use two hikers (lovers) who come across it and the woman takes the shawl home with her because it... Show more

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auld.enry

I just do not know how wonderful gently told stories surface, but I am so sincerely glad that I found this one.

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marywalz

How DO you do it, John? This is incredible. I loved every word of it.

One small typo that I noticed- "saw" on page 11 should be "seeing".

Other than that... breathtaking. :)

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Glynis Rankin

I couldn't put this down. It was a wonderful read, so much pain in love expressed in this short that I found myself crying. I love stories like this, and for me you told a story that's worth passing alone.

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jeneve

Lovely use of language in this story. It was romantic, dramatic, and had long moments of terrible suffering, there was also a lot of underlying joy in Justin's memories and a sense of magic that never seems to leave John's pages (except when writing about marathons). I love the many little details that really bring the characters' relationship to life and the way things were explained without the unnecessary information some... Show more

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