Review: The Widow by Fiona Barton

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The Widow by Fiona Barton

‘The Widow had been sat on my TBR pile for some time, I now remember hearing others talk about it and how good it was but when I started reading it I couldn’t remember what I’d heard about it. I wish that I’d read it sooner.

The Widow tells the story of Bella, a little two year old girl who goes missing from her front garden. The story is revealed by different characters in the book, and moves back and forth in time. Often this doesn’t work, it can be confusing and stop the book from flowing. No problem at all with that with The Widow, I had no trouble keeping track of the story.

I enjoyed reading the point of view of all the characters who helped to tell the story, and try to work out just what had happened to little Bella and who had been involved. I thought that it was a really good read, I enjoyed reading it and wanted to know what would happen.

A definite 4* read from me.

Thank you to the publishers of The Widow for a copy of the book via Netgalley in return for an honest review.’

If you want an easy but enjoyable read that will keep you guessing then The Widow is for you. It is available from Amazon UK now.

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