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  1. says:

    Whenever I read a book from a new to me author I’m always excited of course but also oddly nervous as I’m never uite sure what to expect The description of this one appealed to me I got a Catherine Ryan Hyde sort of vibe from it and while that’s somewhat fitting Mason has a uniue style that is all her own This was so

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    Sometimes it’s easier to pretend everything’s fine than admit differently But the problem is it becomes habit forming until it’s our new reality Then we’re really just living a lie I LOVED The Last Time We Met so when I saw this was available on Netgalley I just HAD to have it I am so glad the reuest came through because t

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    I thought this was a compelling read with some thought provoking themes The central characters were Olivia and Ned who were both damaged in different ways They met in Port Townsend Washington where both of them fled to attempt to deal with their issues Ned was physically and mentally damaged by an IED in Afghanistan It’s not clear what O

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    I received an ARC of this book from from a Goodread's Giveaway Thanks to everyone who made this possible for my honest review I've never read a book by this author and understand she writes Women's Fiction which I usually try and avoid But hey I'm willing to read it and give it a go The beginning was slow going and I couldn't get into caring much for the principle characters Maybe because of the tedious beginning it just never seemed to pi

  5. says:

    I can't wait to share this book with you on March 21 This was a profoundly moving story for me to write as I had to explor

  6. says:

    Poignant emotional and breathtakingIn THE SHADOW BETWEEN US Olivia is running from something we’ve all feared and hope to never face Carol Mason’s effortless storytelling and exuisite writing will keep you turning the pages until the book’s stunning and surprising ending Bring tissues

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    The writing was decent I guess but I had absolutely no sympathy for the heroine She was rude disdainful and pretty spoiled The Big Incident that messed her up took waaaaay too long to be revealed we’re talking past the 50% point by which poin

  8. says:

    Carol Mason the best selling author of ’After You Left’ has written an incredibly moving and poignant novel in this slow burn very beautiful work of fiction Olivia moves to the pretty coastal town of Port Townsend with her marr

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    I think I’ve read all of Carol Mason’s novels and pretty much knew what to expect her plots are essentially romantic stories set in the English North east which avoid the ‘chick lit’ label by being a bit gritty sad insightful intelligent and grounded Therefore I started ‘The Shadow Between Us’ with this expect

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    The Shadow Between Us started off slow for me and unfortunately the story was never able to gain steam There were so many uestions I had within the first few chapters of the book and instead of making this suspenseful and giving me the desire to uickly read I kept getting frustrated by the lack of depth in the story The story line had an int

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Read Ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Æ Carol Mason

What is it about the coast that attracts people running from their pastWhen Olivia moves to Port Townsend her marriage is floundering and her life is in pieces She doesn’t know if things with her husband Mark are truly over or uite why the phone call she lo. Whenever I read a book from a new to me author I m always excited of course but also oddly nervous as I m never uite sure what to expect The description of this one appealed to me I got a Catherine Ryan Hyde sort of vibe from it and while that s somewhat fitting Mason has a uniue style that is all her own This was so much than I expected in a good way this had depth and heart and was written in such a pretty style I m a new fan of the author nowIt s clear from the start that Olivia is troubled and running from something it s not just her strained marriage to her husband Mark or even just her issues with her daughter you get the sense that it s something deeper and despite this not being a mystery that aspect kept me guessing throughout I wanted to know what had happened to Olivia in her past what had caused her pain enough pain that she fled her home to live someone brand new She was a complex character for sure I found her fascinating and by the time I finished the book and everything came together it was a lightbulb moment for me everything made sense suddenlyBesides Olivia and Mark there are a handful of secondary characters that added another dimension to the story Beth is the woman who owns the local coffee shopbookstore and Ned is an ex soldier with his own demons Olivia s developing relationships with both characters were telling both because they were all harboring guilt and murky histories but also because of how all three of them helped each other deal with their issues I learned a lot about each character based on their interactions with each other and to see relationships being newly formed that weren t romantic was a surprising treatThis had some heavy themes that I won t get into because I don t want to spoil things this is not a light read it s a thought provoking one It s fast paced and I read it uickly even for me because I was so desperate to find out the secrets Olivia was carrying and it paid off in the end big timeThe Shadow Between Us in three words Lyrical Emotional and Moving

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The Shadow Between Us

Ngs for on The Shadow MOBI #224 her daughter’s birthday will never comeJoining a letter writing club seems like a harmless decision But when she meets Ned an ex soldier badly wounded in Afghanistan this unlooked for friendship revives unexpected emotions an. I can t wait to share this book with you on March 21 This was a profoundly moving story for me to write as I had to explore what is one of my very worst fears and what would happen if that came true It was uite the emotional rollercoaster I hope it will move you in the same way when you read it Best wishesCarol xx

Read Ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Æ Carol Mason

D memories she’d rather forgetCan Olivia find the courage to confront what she’s hiding from and finally begin to heal the wounds that have torn her life apart From the bestselling author of After You Left comes a story about finding hope in second chance. I think I ve read all of Carol Mason s novels and pretty much knew what to expect her plots are essentially romantic stories set in the English North east which avoid the chick lit label by being a bit gritty sad insightful intelligent and grounded Therefore I started The Shadow Between Us with this expectation but this is a completely different type of book For a start it is set in the American North West It is written in the first person by Liv who is clearly suffering from some sort of mental illness or breakdown bought on by some unspecified event The first half of of the book is really devoted to Liv fleshing out her feelings and revealing vague hints about what precipitated this crisis I m not a great fan of poor little me narratives and I found this part of the book to be a little too slow self absorbedintrospective and lacking in action but I kept going She has left her husband moved to Oregon and rents a house and lives a uiet sorrowful life to the bewilderment and curious speculation of the other inhabitants of her neighbourhood I was very much reminded of Annie Proulx s The Shipping News Gradually she builds relationships with other wounded souls through the medium of a letter writing or correspondents club and through sharing their life traumas eventually finds some resolutionThis is a far challenging and serous read from an author whose previous work I have much enjoyed I will be really interested to see where she goes in her next novel