Adrienne Chinn [Pdf kindle] The English Wife

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  • The English Wife
  • Adrienne Chinn
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  • 02 May 2018
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Summary The English Wife Download Î The English Wife 109 Free download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub æ Adrienne Chinn Two women a world apartA secret waiting to be discovered‘An emotive and engaging read’ Rosanna Ley‘Rich evocative and utterly immersive this beautifully written book swept me away’ Jenny Ashcroft‘Evocative sensual and authentic’ Jane JohnsonVE Day 1945 As victory bells ring out across the country war bride Ellie Burgess’ happiness is overshadowed by grief Her charismatic Newfoundlander husband Thomas is still missing in action Until a letter arrives explaining Thomas is back at home on the other side of the Atlantic recovering from his injuriesTravelling to a distant country to live with a man she barely knows is the bravest thing Ellie has ever had to do But noth. The story is set in England WWII Newfoundland 2001 2011Ellie and Dottie were sisters and the story revolves around them their husbands and their children Dottie didn t like when Ellie met Thomas She tries to control her and keep her from breaking up with her long term boyfriend George But Ellie eventually marries Thomas and they emigrated to Newfoundland The sisters are estranged 911 2001 Dotties daughter is on a flight to New York It s diverted to Newfoundland The chapters tell us what era we are going to read about I felt some parts of the story dragged out while others were beautifully written This is an interesting read and look into how family dynamics secrets and choices they made connected It s one of those stories you could go on about but it s best to read it for yourself nd make your own opinions There s parts of the story that are a little out of sync but that didn t put me off I would like to thank NetGalley HarperCollins UK HarperFiction and the author Adrienne Chinn for my ARC in exchange for an honest review

Summary The English Wife

The English Wife

Summary The English Wife Download Î The English Wife 109 Free download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub æ Adrienne Chinn E and utterly immersive this beautifully written book swept me away’ Jenny Ashcroft“An epic tale of family tragedy love I highly recommend this book” Books Wine Cats 5“The sense of suspense makes this story a page turner Highly recommend this book especially if you’re looking for a WWII era book without all of the historical stuff” To Read is to Breathe 5“I couldn’t put it down It was not your typical historical novel I think that’s what I loved about it Great book” Dabbookclub 4“A book that drew me in from the first pages The characters come alive they’re so well written Fans of historic fiction will love this story An author to follow” Consumer review. 35 stars This book alternates between basically two timelines the first during World War II and the second in the aftermath of the Twin Towers attack Ellie is present in both we watch her in World War II as she copes with bombings love and loss as well as with a demanding younger sister And we see her as an old woman though not the center of the story in Newfoundland after the Twin Towers when her niece Sophie finally comes for a visit The stories unfold fairly slowly with great attention to characterization and detail I think one of my favorite parts was the town of Tippy s Tickle the attitudes of the people who lived there and the beauty of the Newfoundland landscape It is a place I know almost nothing about and it was nice to learn a little bit The time shifts happen pretty rapidly there is often just a few pages in one timeline before it switched to another For me personally it would have been nice to spend time in each before a switch However I enjoyed both stories and I didn t find myself dreading a switch I just wanted to linger longer in eachMy thanks to Netgalley and the author and publisher for a chance to read this book

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Summary The English Wife Download Î The English Wife 109 Free download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub æ Adrienne Chinn Ing can prepare her for the harsh realities of her new homeSeptember 11th 2001 Sophie Parry is on a plane to New York on the most tragic day in the city’s history While the world watches the news in horror Sophie’s flight is rerouted to a tiny town in Newfoundland and she is forced to seek refuge with her estranged aunt Ellie Determined to discover what it was that forced her family apart all those years ago newfound secrets may change her life forever This is a timeless story of love sacrifice and resilience perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley Lorna Cook and Gill PaulWhat readers are saying about The English Wife‘An emotive and engaging read’ Rosanna Ley‘Rich evocativ. During World War II 18 year old Ellie is living with her family in England She has been comfortably dating George for years and they are planning on getting married once the war is over Thomas is a soldier from Newfoundland who is based in England Ellie and Thomas meet at a dance and though she tries to fight it they fall in love and get married before Thomas is shipped off to Italy She doesn t hear from him for a long time and when she does she discovers he has been shipped home to Newfoundland with an injury She joins him there with their son Emmett and discovers that life in rural Newfoundland is a lot different than England they have no electricity or indoor plumbing the men fish and drink and she s living with her in laws her mother in law hates her because she s English and Catholic it didn t seem like Thomas stuck up for Ellie to his mother and let her take the abuseOn September 9 2001 Sophie is flying from London to New York for a job interview Her plane gets grounded in Gander Newfoundland Remembering her Aunt Ellie lives in Newfoundland Sophie gets a ride and arrives at Ellie s house rather than staying with the rest of the plane people scattered around Gander Aunt Ellie is very pleased to welcome her long long niece into her home and Sophie gets to know Ellie s son Emmett son in law Sam granddaughter Becca her mother Ellie s daughter had passed away and Florie Ellie s friendI m not a fan of period books but I liked this one I liked the writing style and most of the characters Dottie Ellie s sister was annoying It s written in third person perspective with the focus on wherever the action was I liked that it was set so much in Newfoundland and I found the author captured the flavour of their accents The book bounces around between three different timelines I don t usually mind this style but I found it took a while for me to catch the rhythm I found it odd that during the 911 week Sophie spent in Newfoundland no one there was overly concerned there about the terrorist attacksThe editing could have been better there was missing punctuation and typos it s Port aux Basues not Portes aux Basues the author should know this since she s originally from NewfoundlandBlog review post After We Collided prepare her for the harsh realities of her new homeSeptember 11th 2001 Sophie Parry is on a Die Herrenschneiderei plane to New York on the most tragic day in the city’s history While the world watches the news in horror Sophie’s flight is rerouted to a tiny town in Newfoundland and she is forced to seek refuge with her estranged aunt Ellie Determined to discover what it was that forced her family apart all those years ago newfound secrets may change her life forever This is a timeless story of love sacrifice and resilience Calling Cards: Uncover Your Calling perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley Lorna Cook and Gill PaulWhat readers are saying about The English Wife‘An emotive and engaging read’ Rosanna Ley‘Rich evocativ. 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