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You really can’t ask for more than this. Mrs. N completely understood CHANGING FACES and is a tough critic; she only rarely gives novels five stars. So a strong four-star review from her means more than most other five-stars…thank you so much, Mrs. N! (Now go read this review right now.)
Title: Changing Faces
Author: Barb Caffrey
Genre: Contemporary LGBT Fantasy-Romance
Allen and Elaine are graduate students in Nebraska, have been together for seven years, and are engaged. They love each other very much, and have many things in common. Both play the clarinet, are teaching assistants, are well-respected and seem to have their lives firmly on track. In fact, their life should be idyllic, but Elaine’s past includes rape, neglect, and abuse from those who should’ve loved her—but didn’t, because from childhood, Elaine identified as transgender.
When Elaine tells Allen right before Christmas, he doesn’t know what to do. He loves Elaine, loves her soul, has heard about transgender people before, but didn’t think Elaine was one of them—she looks and acts like anyone else. Now, she wants to become a man and is going to leave.
He prays for divine intervention, and says he’ll do anything, just…
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