Just a Family Affair Paperback
Behind every good man, there's meant to be a good woman.
But what happens when there's not just one woman...? In the Gloucestershire village of Honeycote, country life is anything but quiet.
Maybe it's something to do with all that fresh air, but it's the kind of place where passions run high...The Liddiard family are well known in Honeycote - and now there is to be a big wedding.
But will everything go according to plan? Lucy Liddiard knows her husband is no saint, but isn't prepared for his latest confession.
Bride-to-be Mandy has no idea what joining the Liddiards really means. And local girl Mayday, wild child, rebel and free spirit, is thinking the unthinkable - with unimaginable consequences ...JUST A FAMILY AFFAIR is a glorious, all-consuming story about finding out the truth, finding a husband, or perhaps just finding yourself.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 19/03/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780752883267
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Review by jolzyn
The story evolved around the Liddiards' family members; Lucy, Mickey Patrick, Mandy, Caroline and James together with Mandy's family; Keith and Ginny. There are a few story in between them which has make the story plot very interesting. In order to save the brewery company, Patrick make the decision to proposed to Mandy in the hope that Mandy's father. Keith will be able to continue to help them without knowing that Keith, himself is also bugged with personal problem. Their impending marriage have given a source of hope for Lucy, who is bored and trying hard to find her own footing after all her children has grown and no longer need her help. There is also the story of Caroline, who is at her verge of depression and in need of her husband's help and attention which she is not getting from.This book have many characters and i believe some are from the earlier books which sort of making the story plot to be interesting. This is something that i did not expect from this author. The story line was very engaging and at times as a reader, i wonder and really excited to know what the next thing that could happen and can hardly put the book! I like Lucy's and Mayday's characters very much as they are independent and are more generous as compared to the others characters especially when both of them have to sacrifices for the sake of their loved ones; Mickey and Patrick