Finding Sarah, Finding Me

A Birth Mother's Story

Christian - Non-Fiction
233 Pages
Reviewed on 12/06/2016
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Author Biography

Irish born Christine Lindsay is the author of multi-award-winning Christian fiction. Her writing is described as gritty yet tender, realistic yet larger than life, with historical detail that collides into the heart of psychological and relationship drama.

Stories of Christine's ancestors who served in the British Cavalry in Colonial India inspired her award-winning series Twilight of the British Raj, Book 1 Shadowed in Silk, Book 2 Captured by Moonlight, and Book 3 Veiled at Midnight.

Londonderry Dreaming is a contemporary romance set in N. Ireland, and her newest historical romance Sofi's Bridge features an Irish hero.

Finding Sarah, Finding Me--A Birth Mother's Story, is the much anticipated non-fiction memoir of Christine's birth-mother experience that entwines stories from other adoptions and reunions.

Christine is currently writing a new fictional series set on the Antrim Coast of Ireland. Subscribe to her newsletter on her website and follow her Amazon or Bookbub page.

A busy writer and speaker, Christine makes her home on the west coast of Canada.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Lesa McKee for Readers' Favorite

Finding Sarah, Finding Me: A Birth Mother’s Story is the inspiring true account of Christine Lindsay. There are short snippets of some other adoption tales as well. Christine looks back on her life as a young and scared pregnant woman who's forced to make a heart wrenching decision that will plot the course for not only her future, but that of her unborn baby and both of their families to come. After giving up her daughter, Christine goes on to marry and have three children. Though she’s happy to be a loving wife and mother, she continues to grieve the loss of her first born. Years later, Christine is delighted to connect with her grown daughter, Sarah, but the connection is not what she’d hoped for and dreamed of all these years. Will God heal the hearts of these two women, and bring together their intertwined families?

Christine Lindsay shares her story with warmth, vivid candor, and a touch of humor, not holding back when it comes to the torrent of emotions that nearly consumed her. Readers will feel like they are on this emotional roller coaster of faith, failure and forgiveness with her. The author battles a daily siege of doubt and regret, questioning herself and God, yet she takes solace in God’s word, digging deep, and managing the strength to go on. Finding Sarah, Finding Me: A Birth Mother’s Story is a journey of the author’s self-discovery, and after much anguish, and time, a victorious life through her faith in God. Her story goes to show that happy endings aren’t always perfect, but perfectly orchestrated by God.