Falling – Julie Cohen

Falling – Julie Cohen – Genre – Contemporary Fiction

Blurb: Can you imagine keeping a secret so devastating, you couldn’t even tell the people you love?

Honor’s secret threatens to rob her of the independence she’s guarded ferociously for eighty years.

Jo’s secret could smash apart the ‘normal’ family life she’s fought so hard to build.

Lydia’s could bring her love – or the loss of everything that matters to her.

Grandmother, mother and daughter – three women whose lives are falling apart. But one summer’s day, a single dramatic moment will force their secrets into the open.

Can they save each other from falling?

Readers of Jojo Moyes, Liane Moriarty and Lisa Jewell will love this surprising, moving story.

NOTE: This book was originally titled ‘The Day of Second Chances’

Published 28th July 2016

My Review: I read and loved Dear Thing years ago but since then I have moved on to dark psychological thrillers as my go to genre. I started reading this as a break from all the thrillers and was immediately gripped and transported into the world of Jo, Honor and Lydia. 3 generations of the same family forced to live together with their secrets and fears. Julie Cohen has an incredible talent for bringing these characters to life and making you care and believe in each one. A truly heartwarming book which I highly recommend and reminds me to step away from the darkside more often

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