When Olivia gets news of her best friend Dan’s fatal car accident, her life is shattered. Consumed with grief and struggling to find any meaning or purpose to life, she trudges along with a gaping void in her heart. Finally, when her frustration reaches its peak, Olivia decides to put her trust in the depth of friendship the two of them shared. That trust finally allows him to breakthrough to her, and Dan begins to guide Olivia through the twists and turns of her life, leading to something new and entirely unexpected.

When Olivia exposes a gigantic internal scandal at work, her career implodes. With no job and nowhere to turn, she escapes to Palm Springs for the sympathy and care of her beloved cousin, Garrett. However, with only weeks left before the opening of his newest store, “Gin and Tonic,” Garrett isn’t quite the comfort Olivia had expected. She yet again tries to find her way, and in the process meets someone who begins to fill that void in her heart. She’s never before experienced a love like this; it heals her soul and rekindles her spirit – and just may have been the design of her dearly departed friend all along.

Beyond Believing is a stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained and enchanted me from the very first page! Everything about this contemporary piece of fiction was exciting; the characters, as well as the beautiful setting the reader gets to experience and the incredible literature courtesy of the wonderful D.D. Marx, made me fall madly in love with this book. Beyond Believing is a piece of fiction that will captivate readers from all genres thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages as well as the hilarious moments of comedy! This book can only be described as a read that should not be missed! If you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then already I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant!

The plot of this book is a brilliant, sometimes sad, but funny one also. It follows the protagonist of the novel, Olivia as she goes on a journey. When the reader starts to read this book we discover that Olivia’s best friend has sadly passed away in a car crash, this, in turn, initiates a motion of events that will make Olivia struggle with her every day to day life. However one day she speaks to a man called Dan and from this moment, her life begins to change, and this book lovers is the premise of this sensational novel. I know that I have kept my description vague, but this book is only around 200 pages so I do not want to spoil it for you. What I will write though is that this book truly is wonderful and incredibly beautiful and so I would implore all of you lovely readers to read it!

The story of Beyond Believing is an incredibly dynamic, unique piece of work that took my breath away on more than one occasion, the pacing of this story was wonderfully written and plotted so that I did not get bored at any given time. Never once did I find myself referring to the page number and that is a sure sign that this incredible book is a compelling piece of work that draws the reader in and captivates them to read it quickly and to reach the end of the book very fast!

The excellent author of this novel, D.D. Marx effortlessly takes the reader on a thrilling journey; Marx’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.

Marx has written an unforgettable novel that features heavily on its characters and themes. Marx’s characters are superb, and I think every reader will be able to find an attribute they like in them.  They are believable, and their narratives jump right off the page and into the reader’s minds. This is another thing… Marx has managed to create a vivid picture in my mind of this setting she has established. Her sometimes long, descriptive sentences, captured my imagination and made me turn the pages like a mad woman! She is a pure talent, and for that, she deserves all the praise in the world.

To summarize my thoughts on the charismatic novel that is Beyond Believing; I would say if you are a reader who Is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with this one because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed! This incredible book gets Five Stars from me!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers, I deeply appreciate it and love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please, comment below and let me know your thoughts on Beyond Believing; do you see yourself reading this book? Is it not your usual cup of tea? Let me know all of those brilliant thoughts of yours below! Thank you so much again for reading!  

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon USA! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for the Amazon U.K. website. I have also attached some links about the author and this wonderful book! Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this book! 

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I tried posting a comment earlier, but something went wrong. I enjoyed the review and I am also loving the new site.

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Hi Diana! I received it, thank you so much! I just realized I had not messaged you back! I will do so in a moment, I am so sorry for the delay. Speak soon! xx

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Another wonderful review!

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