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Woman in Red

Woman in Red

  • Title: Woman in Red
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  • ISBN : 9781593154448
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 368 pages


Alice Kessler spent nine years in prison for the attempted murder of the drunk driver who killed her son Now she s returned home to Gray s Island to reconnect with the son she left behind Her boy, Jeremy, now a sullen teenager, is wrongly accused of rape, and mother and son are thrown together in a desperate attempt to prove his innocence She s aided by Colin McGinty, a Alice Kessler spent nine years in prison for the attempted murder of the drunk driver who killed her son Now she s returned home to Gray s Island to reconnect with the son she left behind Her boy, Jeremy, now a sullen teenager, is wrongly accused of rape, and mother and son are thrown together in a desperate attempt to prove his innocence She s aided by Colin McGinty, a recovering alcoholic and 9 11 widower, also recently returned to the island in the aftermath of his grandfather s death Colin s grandfather, a famous artist, is best known for his haunting portrait, Woman in Red, which happens to be of Alice s grandmother In a tale that weaves the past with the present, we come to know the story behind the portrait, of the forbidden wartime romance between William McGinty and Eleanor Styles, and the deadly secret that bound them tightly than even their love for each other A secret that, than half a century later, is about to be unburied, as Alice and Colin are drawn into a fragile romance of their own and the ghost of an enemy from long ago surfaces in the form of his grandson, the very man responsible for sending Alice to prison


Author Eileen Goudge

I began writing at the age of eight, and wrote my way through the lean years, than one marriage, single motherhood,and moving to the Big Apple on a wing and a prayer, with fifteen women s fiction novels to show for it Every life experience I ve weathered has found its way into my novels in one form or another bad exes, births, deaths,divorces, pregnancy scares,true crime I was nearly kidnap




Woman in Red Reviews (31)

  • Let me start by saying I love Eileen Goudge s writing style She has a flow that makes her books so easy to read and wonderful to listen to The narrator for the audio of the book did a great job with this I enjoyed this story that intertwined three families through three generations The past repeats [..]

  • This was my first book to read by this author, which I will remedy I will be checking out by her This definitely reminded me of a Jodi Piccoult novel, so if your not a fan of hers I m not sure this would be interesting to you I liked the story though, in a quiet and understated way Once again, I re [..]

  • Well, now that I read this book I am ashamed for not reading it earlier I borrowed it from a friend, and the book was on my shelve for almost a month I don t know..there was something seriously bothering with this book I don t like the cover and I hate red color So, these were the main reasons why i [..]

  • This book was just okay The story, though interesting, failed to deliver any effective twists and turns in the plot the reader pretty much knew the big secret half way into the book This made the book s ending mediocre at best Some of the wording was trite and cheesy for lack of a better term which [..]

  • This book had so much potential as a story a plot about three family lines living on an island and how each generation interacts but I ended up pretty frustrated with the book First of all, the author uses the same repetitive language like so many stars in the sky, like so many waves in th [..]

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