Sunday, 6 July 2014

A Place for Us (Part 1) by Harriet Evans

A Place for Us Part 1
From Goodreads
The FIRST of four exclusive part-serialisations of a A Place for Us by Harriet Evans - you'll be desperate to read on ...

The day Martha Winter decided to tear apart her family began like any other day.

So opens A Place for Us by Sunday Times bestselling author Harriet Evans, a book you'll dive into, featuring a family you'll fall in love with ... and never want to leave. If you devour Rosamund Pilcher and Maeve Binchy and have discovered Jojo Moyes, you'll be thrilled to add Harriet Evans to your collection of favourite authors.

The house has soft, purple wisteria twining around the door. You step inside.

The hall is cool after the hot summer's day. The welcome is kind, and always warm.

Yet something makes you suspect life here can't be as perfect as it seems.
After all, the brightest smile can hide the darkest secret.

But wouldn't you pay any price to have a glorious place like this?

Welcome to Winterfold.
Martha Winter's family is finally coming home.
Expected publication: July 31st 2014 by Headline Reviewas an e-book.

My thoughts

I enjoy reading Harriet Evans books and was thrilled to be pre-approved to read this one via the Publishers and NetGalley.

This is the first of a four part series to be released during the summer months and beyond.

We the reader are thrown into the lives of the elderly couple, David and Martha Winter, and their family. As invites are sent around for a special family gathering, some invites are met with excitement and some with a certain amount of trepidation.

With lots of family characters to get our heads around, we are introduced to several of them chapter by chapter. It soon becomes apparent that like a lot of families there are lots of secrets and past history hidden. Some secrets are better left hidden but as this part ends we are left with a cliffhanger knowing that Martha is about to reveal certain things that will shake the family in more ways than one.

I look forward to reading the next part of this well written story. I wonder what impact the revelations will have on the family and how they will all cope with the aftermath. I can't wait to see how they all cope.

This is suitable for any reader who enjoys a well written family saga.

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