Monday, 28 April 2014

The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings

Blurb:

Scars. We all carry them. Some are mere scratches. Others run deeper.

At a school rife with bullying, Will and his best friend Luke are involved in a horrific incident that results in Luke leaving.

Twenty-five years later their paths cross again and memories of Will's painful childhood come flooding back to haunt him. His wife, Harmony, who is struggling after a miscarriage that has hit her hard, wishes Will would open up about his experiences. But while Will withdraws further, she finds herself drawn to the charismatic stranger from her husband s past, and soon all three are caught in a tangled web of guilt, desire, betrayal and revenge.



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Thank you to Cutting Edge Press for sending me a copy to review.

My Thoughts:

There are stories that beg to be read in hours and then there are stories that demand to be savoured, to have the reader take in every word, every sentiment and most of all every emotion hidden with the page.
The Judas Scar is a book that deserves a reader who will take in every element of what is a breath taking and heartfelt read.

Through the pages you are pulled into the lives of Harmony, Will and Luke. Three people caught up in a world full of secrets and hurt.
Harmony is one of those characters who you instantly want to protect but sadly life is about to test her as husband Will is confronted by an old friend.

I take my hat off to Amanda Jennings, yet again she has managed to pull me into a world where I long to comfort characters whilst shouting at others.
The emotions that course through the pages flow fluidly with the story and culminate in an ending that leaves the reader with no doubt as to what has happened!

The Judas Scar is a story that is filled with intensity and shrouded in empathy, it's a story that deals with extremely tough issues in a way that gives the reader time to process.

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