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    Review: The Fallout by Rebecca Thornton

    What would you do if your five-year-old son fell and got injured on your watch.  Your best friend tells you they checked on him before the accident happens.  He was safe and happy.  You would trust that, wouldn’t you?  The Fallout examines the chain of events this accident triggers; they are catastrophic, and no one’s lives will ever be the same again.  Friendships should be filled with trust and compassion to what ends will the threads that hold them together snap.  The Fallout examines the confines and limits of friendships and the parenting circles of school age children.  The two-faced sides of mothers that spend all their time professing kindness…

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    The Snakes by Sadie Jones

    This book turned into a real disappointment.  It wasn’t like I struggled to get through the book.  From page one I was loving the journey, loving the complexity of every character.  Appreciating their role, their intricacies, their pain and the road that each decided to take.  The book for me, was a five-star read right up until the last two chapters.  The writing was engaging, and it had my attention so rapturously, I felt like I was contained within a vice.  It was intense and emotional, and I craved to know what the ending would deliver.  It was flat and completely separate from what was building.  I was disappointed.  The…

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    Book Review: The Good Mother by Cathryn Grant

    Welcome to the blog and I have a real treat for you – It’s my blog tour spot and I’m happy to be bringing my book review of this brilliant domestic thriller, The Good Mother. The Good Mother is a stark warning that we can all become products of our past.  The past can haunt us, and it can keep tiptoeing back into our lives.  Is it ever possible to bury the past?  This premise is one that sends chills down my spine.  Can darkness seep its way into Pleasantville?  The characters seem to have the perfect life, the perfect husbands and children but what darkness threatens to tip the…