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Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite
Ripples in the Generations by Joyce K Gatschenberger is a tale of betrayal and deceit. Dove-Whispering and Dacia meet during a high school science class and immediately become friends as they work together on a DNA project for an upcoming science fair. The results of that project will rip their worlds apart as they discover they are related genetically. And thus begins a rollercoaster journey back in time, through days of deception, of the ultimate betrayal. Family secrets are laid bare, shaking the Henry family skeletons right out of the closet. Can they find a way forward or will this destroy them forever?
Ripples in the Generations by Joyce K Gatschenberger is a very intense, deep story. Extremely well written, there are lots of twists and turns that keep you on your toes – don’t blink or you’ll lose the thread! The story has everything you would expect – death, secret adoptions, betrayal, sordid affairs and more besides. It was an exciting story, with a great plot that moved at a good pace. There weren’t any dead spots, no red herrings that led to nowhere, and plenty of action. The characters were excellent, both in development and dialog and you will find it hard not to want to take sides! The story will grab you from the very beginning as it drags you deep into the plot straightaway. It’s a roller-coaster read, one you won't want to put down. I enjoyed it, and am looking forward to reading the next installment in the story.