"This is a brilliant book about a man and a woman who are struggling to find romantic fulfillment, but both of them are dealing with internal issues of fear, grief, and oversized hope. Hamlin takes us deep inside these characters and helps us to work through similar issues within ourselves. The book stays alive on every page, full of stimulating internal and interpersonal dialogue. This novel will benefit every couple who is searching for lasting love -- whether they are already married or hoping to be."
-- Neil Clark Warren -- Founder and Chairman, eHarmony.com"Reading between the Lines
is a unique tale of faith and romance, written with surpassing charm and humor. Rick Hamlin finds magic in the lives of Jim Lockhart and Elizabeth Ash, two busy but lonely New Yorkers. Beautifully drawn characters and imaginative plot twists make this a truly engaging -- and enormously satisfying -- love story."
-- F. Paul Driscoll -- Editor in Chief, Opera News
"Endearing and touching in turns, this book will capture the romantic heart. I was captivated and charmed, and you will be too."
-- Debbie Macomber -- Author, Susannah's Garden
"It's a delight to find a book that succeeds on so many levels at once...an ingenious, suspense-filled plot; authentic characters you miss like absent friends when the story ends; an insider's view of the contemporary New York scene; a love story big enough to encompass death and abandoned dreams; and above all a drama of the spirit that left me, like the protagonist, walking a little closer to God."
-- Elizabeth Sherrill -- Author, The Hiding Place
and All the Way to Heaven