Tag Archives: domestic drama

“The Birdcage” by Eve Chase – Book Review

“The past lives on like the wrong tense in a Word document, constantly underlined, needing to be addressed.” “When there are three half sisters and three rivaling mothers with some overlap, it’s complicated.” “We didn’t look related – mismatching dolls … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – June 28, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheMarshQueen @virginiahartmn @GalleryBooks @simonschuster

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday June 28, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Other Guest” by Helen Cooper – Book Review

The story is told via three points of view: Joanna Greenfield (Derby, England) – works as a Head of Counselling Services at a university. She is a very caring woman, so is excellent at her job. She lives alone (with … Continue reading

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“The Beloved Girls” by Harriet Evans – Book Review

2018 –  Catherine Christophe is 47 years old and works as a very successful barrister in London. She is a workaholic, is happily married and is the mother of two teenage children. Catherine seems haunted by a mysterious event from … Continue reading

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“Mrs. England” by Stacey Halls – Book Review

Ruby May is a Norland Nanny, the most prestigious pedigree a nanny can attain. When her employers decide to emigrate to the United States, she declines the offer to go with them and seeks another post. The new post she … Continue reading

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“The Younger Wife” by Sally Hepworth – Book Review

“Perhaps the very worst people still had some good in them. And perhaps the very best had some bad.” This book goes back and forth between the Wedding Day and how the story leads up to that event. Stephen Aston … Continue reading

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“The Shadow Child” by Rachel Hancox – Book Review

Jim and Cath – married for almost thirty years, they are in their late fifties. They are the parents of twin daughters. One of their twins died when she was only five years old. The other, their beloved Emma, has … Continue reading

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“The Rising Tide” by Sam Lloyd – Book Review

Lucy Locke – A thirty-seven year old woman who is happily married and the mother to two children. She lives with her family in a large, rambling house atop a cliff on the Devon coast. Lucy had a traumatic childhood … Continue reading

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“The Heights” by Louise Candlish – Book Review

Ellen Saint and Vic Gordon have a son named Lucas. They separated when he was quite young and now Ellen is married to Justin Saint and they have a daughter together named Freya. They live in South London. When Lucas … Continue reading

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“Drift, Stumble, Fall” by M. Jonathan Lee – Book Review

Richard –Richard is an accountant. Married to Lisa, he is the father of eight year old Hannah and toddler Oscar. He loves his children very much, but… Richard feels claustrophobic – absolutely stifled and trapped by his life. He longs … Continue reading

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