Lorna Gray: The War Widow



review The War Widow

Are certainly designed to keep you on the dge of your seat The overall pace of the story is fast and there is so much going on within the story that you really do need to concentrate on what s unfolding I Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, enjoyed trying to fit all the numerous pieces of the puzzle togetherI definitely had the feeling of this being in a post war setting the way the places were described added an authentic and believabledge to the story and I A Fairly Honourable Defeat especially liked the references to newsreel information about Princess Elizabeth s wedding to Philip Mountbatten which again helped to put this story into its historical contextThere is no doubt that author has with greatnthusiasm brought this spirited War Widow to life in an suspenseful story which thrives on xcitement Don t disregard this book too asily there s to it than meets the Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue eyeFirstly Kate Ward the protagonist of this twisted story is anything but a war widow to start with the title of this novel She s a divorcee and her latex husband apparently commits suicide two years after his return from war where he had gone to take pictures of its horrors for artistic purposes and not to fight She soon discovers there is a link between her The Man Without a Face ex husband sudden demise and the appearance of the two thugs Clarke and Reed hustling and chasing her from her new house and life in Lancaster to Aberystwyth and finally to Cirencester but she s not able to grasp it yetThe story starts with her stay at the hotel in Aberystwyth rapidly going through her ration cards There are other colourful guests at the hotel none of them friendly or trustworthy deepening her feelings of alienation and powerlessness Nobody believes her claim to be followed or that she didn t try to com. Nding answers she cannot give Not the police not the doctors and not the guests at the Aberystwyth hotel she has come to in an attempt to find out what happened to her charismatic photographerx husband and why her sanity and her life are now at riskKate can trust no one not ven the reclusive.

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I read this book from NetGalley UK in Gone (Gone, exchange for a fair review Set in Wales 1947 the story opens with protagonist Kate Ward a divorcee who decides to visit the place where herx husband Rhys Williams apparently died but his body wasn t foundI wanted to like this book the synopsis sounded promising to me It seemed to have potential but overall it was bogged by overly descriptive prose Everything was so long winded It just couldn t hold my attentionOne thing I like about the heroine is that she speaks her mind whenever she can Her inner monologues kept me going throughout I loved that bit while interactions and banter with the reserved Adam Hitchen was one of the major plus points It was amusing to see how both of them chooses to disclose half truths to one another The story opens in November 1947 as we meet the Threads Of The Shroud eponymous War Widow of the story Kate Ward a troubled young woman is staying at a genteel hotel in the small Welsh town of Aberystwyth where she hopes to discover about the mysterious disappearance of herx husband Rhys However circumstances are against her and from the very start of the novel Kate suspects that there are some sinister people shadowing her who seem determined to prevent her discovering about what has happened to RhysWhat then follows is a suspenseful story about Kate s determination to discover the truth whilst at the same time trying to keep herself safe from harm However it soon becomes apparent that anything to do with her All Seated on the Ground ex husband has been buried so deep that it takes a great deal of tenacity on Kate s part to get to the bottom of this dark mysteryIt is this complex mystery which is at the heart of the novel and the many twists and turns in the plot. Thechoes of war live long in the mindWales 1947Injured and terrified after an attempted abduction desperation drives artist Kate Ward to the idyllic scene of her x husband’s recent suicide Labelled a hysterical grieving divorcée no one believes she is being pursued by two violent men dema.

Mit suicide when she had an accident she is perceived as a hysterical paranoid and unstable woman This opens older wounds reminding her why she didn t stay in a marriage where she was xpected to yield to Wiring every whim of her husband to abandon her own artistic life for that of his Finally when she is at thend of her strength and wits hunted down like an animal Adam Hitchen a writer doing research in the area reluctantly gives her a hand while at the same time following the instructions of the undercover policeman Jim Bristol another guest of the hotel The last part of her ordeal in which she takes part willy nilly in Against All Odds exposing and capturing an art thief benefactor is as disempowering as any other situation she has faced the last few days and managing to survive it all is uite restorative and rewarding In addition she acknowledges the fact that the last daysvents deepened her feelings towards Adam and freely declares themSecondly the story is well written the scenes are well staged The author takes her time in vividly describing the setting the waterfall the ruins of a castle light Jingling Daddys Bells BDSM Menage effects and so many other details thatnrich the storyline and make it realistic and plausible I really The DOS enjoyed the intricate plot of this book Right from the start I was drawn in through the suspicious circumstances placed around the characters and the real battle of feelings The scene is set so well and Aberystwyth 1947 becomes a place I can visualise withoutver having visited The rollercoaster ride of ups and downs and twists and turns accumulated in a satisfactory Against All Odds ending to a book Injoyed very muchMy thanks go to the author publisher and Netgalley in providing a arc in return for my honest review. War veteran turned crime novelist Adam Hitchen a reserved widower and the only source of kindness in a shadowy world of suspicion and fear And as ghosts old and new rise to haunt her Kate must rely on all her strength and courage to uncover the shocking truth hidden within a twisted web of lie.

I have a strong relationship with the past just like Eleanor the heroine of debut novel In the Shadow of Winter My inspiration to write about 1940s Britain comes from the traces that still live around us today It comes from the tales that my elderly neighbours tell and from the details and contradictions that have been recorded from a time we know so much about and yet no two people ever descr