Release date - 25th May 2017
Book length - 276 pages
Publisher - www.inspired-quill.com
Book Depository - www.bookdepository.com
Amazon UK - www.amazon.co.uk
Amazon US - www.amazon.com
ABOUT THE BOOK
He never intended to be a jailer ...
After years of travelling, responsible to no-one but himself, Steve has resolved to settle down. He gets a job, buys a house and persuades Liesel to move in with him.
Life's perfect, until Liesel delivers her ultimatum: if he won't agree to start a family, she'll have to leave. He can't bear to lose her, but how can he face the prospect of fatherhood when he has no idea what being a father means? If he could somehow make her stay, he wouldn't have to choose ... and it would be a shame not to make use of the cellar.
Will this be the solution to his problems, or the catalyst for his own unravelling?
UNDERNEATH by Anne Goodwin is a dark and twisted psychological thriller that is sure to give you the chills.
In this story, we meet Steve and Liesel who are unusual characters with an unusual relationship but it appears to be working for them. They are happy together and agree that children are not an option. But when Liesel changes her mind and throws down an ultimatum, Steve takes matters into his own hands because he will not allow her to just walk out of his life...
The story is broken up into distinct parts instead of chapters which really suited the slower pace of this story. None of the characters are likeable but they are compelling and you cannot help getting caught up in their story - especially when we discover their damaged pasts.
There were some twists and turns, a few of which made me stop and question just exactly what was going on, and throughout this story, a disturbing and dark atmosphere was ever-present making UNDERNEATH by Anne Goodwin a solid thriller.
Anne Goodwin loves fiction for the freedom to contradict herself and has been scribbling stories ever since she could hold a pencil. During her career as an NHS clinical psychologist her focus was on helping other people tell their neglected stories to themselves. Now that her short fiction publication count has overtaken her age, her ambition is to write and publish enough novels to match her shoe size. Her debut novel, Sugar and Snails, was published in July 2015 by Inspired Quill and shortlisted for the 2016 Polari First Book Prize. Her second novel, Underneath, is published in May 2017. For more information:
Website - annegoodwin.weebly.com
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*I want to thank Anne for the opportunity to review this book and take part in this blog tour. Check out the other stops along the way!
Hi fellow bookworms. My name is Linda and I'm a reviewer & blogger from Ireland. Oh and also a wife and mother!
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