A recent review for Rosie’s Book Review Team.
Today we have a review from Fran, she blogs at https://disappearinginplainsight.com/
Fran chose to read and review Bend With the Wind by Suraya Dewing
4 stars on Amazon
Title: Romance, Maori Traditions and Suraya Dewing’s Adept use of Language
Bend with the Wind is a novel that provides breathtaking descriptions of New Zealand locations, a good bit of history with an inspiring focus on Maori traditions and a romance that is not accepted on either side of a racial divide.
Sophie is a white, privileged, young woman who steps out of her own comfort zone and that of her parents when she falls in love with Joe, a Maori police man who has his own struggles – neither fully accepted by his Maori people or the white police force he is part of. The parts of the story I enjoyed the most revolved around the ways Sophie and Joe go…
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