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Bent Road: A Novel

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The fields at the bottom of the picture would be later built on as the construction of much needed council housing got under way.

I was looking forward to reading this due to all the positive reviews, but I just did not like this book much. I guess one thing I didn't like about this book is the negative light in which rural farm life is portrayed. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2. This fabulous room affords a plethora of character features with the focal point being the inglenook style fireplace with solid fuel burning stove.I think a large part of my problem is that I read Dark Places recently and this book really suffered by comparison.

Andrew's sister, Eve, died mysteriously 20 years before, and when the family arrives a little girl goes missing. Daniel the eldest son is striving to become the man his father expects him to be, Evie is friendless and dressing in her dead aunt's clothes, Ruth finds out she is pregnant and Elaine the oldest daughter plans to marry.This is a mystery written for adult audiences, and I guess it can be classified as slightly historical as well since it's set in the 1960s. Arthur and his eldest daughter Elaine adjust to country life but Arthur's wife Celia, and children Daniel and Evie do not find it as easy. Another part of the problem was the author's repetition of certain phrases - it felt like she was beating you to death with them.

Set within one of Hamilton's most sought after developments and occupying the ground floor position, lies this bright and spacious two bedroom apartment.

Spacious and well-presented three bedroom detached bungalow, located within the prestigious Allanshaw Grove, which is situated just off Wellhall Road. Roy deftly handles several themes including fear of the other, the influence of religion on behavior, domestic violence, and the question of how people define masculinity. Impressive semi-detached sandstone villa over 3 levels, set amidst enclosed private gardens and is located within central Hamilton.

In addition to all the above the author dwells with the acceptance of spousal abuse in a small community by its citizens and the church. While many of us romanticizes about small town living where everyone is neighborly, and it’s a safe place to raise your kids; Roy knows better and shows the dark underbelly of small town-small minded living. The family struggles to stay united, but barely, and in the meantime the mystery of who killed Eve begins to threaten to expose the prejudices the Scott family had used to sustain their roles with each other. John Lauder, was a descendent of Lauders of the Bass and Isabella was born in Arbroath to a family from the Black Isle Lauder’s father moved to Newbold, Derbyshire in early 1882 to take up a job designing chine, but died of pneumonia on April 20.

Hello, are you looking for a gorgeous, freshly redecorated 3 bedroom ground floor flat, situated in a highly convenient central location in Hamilton? In the last month I have picked up 3 books by first time authors, and this is by far the best of the three (I couldn’t even finish The Borrower by Rebecca Makki. But Bent Road is no place for idylls, not when Eve's death remains unsolved according to the law and not the town, when her consensus murderer lives among them, both part of and at a remove from the Scotts, determined to destroy those around him and especially himself. Even though Libby, Dark Places' protagonist, is a horrible person and very unlikeable, she's INTERESTING, and the story keeps you reading because Gillian Flynn crafts a mystery that's focused and coherent.

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