Family Blessings Book Summary and Study Guide

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Family Blessings

Lee Reston, a widow in her mid-forties had a full and rewarding life with her three incredible children and a thriving florist business until her oldest son, Greg is killed in a motorcycle accident.
Click here to see the rest of this review

In her anguish and grief she turns to police officer Christopher Lallek, Greg's best friend. Together they grieve for Greg and begin to heal. Chris becomes a part of the Reston family and Lee begins to fall in love with him, but feels guilty and wants to keep the relationship a secret.
The review of this Book prepared by Melody Hays

Chapter Analysis of Family Blessings

Click on a plot link to find similar books!

Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   angst over past dead relative(s) If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   40's-50's Profession/status:    -   artist Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   confident    -   blissful    -   scared    -   guilty


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

Books with storylines, themes & endings like Family Blessings

LaVyrle Spencer Books Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
2 Ways to Search!

Our Chief Librarian