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Ninepins

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Ninepins (Paperback), Rosy Thornton, book reviewRosy Thornton’s latest novel, Ninepins, is a wonderfully absorbing tale set in the Cambridgeshire Fens. It is a story about relationships, particularly those between mothers and their teenage daughters and all of the tensions that can often exist between them.

Laura is a single mother who lives with her daughter Beth. They’ve always had a close and open relationship but now that Beth has started secondary school and formed new friendships, this relationship starts to feel a bit fragile. Laura does not approve of the new friends, and Beth doesn’t want to do things with her mum any more. Laura feels that she is losing her daughter little by little.


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The Tapestry of Love

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The Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton, book reviewThe Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton is a novel about Catherine, an Englishwoman who decides to up sticks and move to the Cévennes region of France. She is divorced and her children have left home, so what does she have to lose? Well, potentially everything, both material an in terms of her pride.

Moving abroad is one of those romantic notions that most of us have at one point. Who hasn’t sat in the sun on holiday in France, Spain, Italy, or some other warm and relaxing place thinking this life would be nice?


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