A mysterious tale written by Rosie Walsh, “Ghosted” begs the reader to rethink of the term “ghosting” in a whole new light. Sarah and Eddie meet in a sacred place and have an instant love connection. But when Eddie goes on holiday and does not contact Sarah, she begins to question if he truly felt the spark. Through the journey of the book, you meet lovable characters like Tommy and Jo who comfort Sarah in the wake of being “ghosted.” Secrets unfold and by the end of the book you are confused about how this is at all possible in the best possible way.
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The story was a slow starter yet once the first breakthrough was revealed, I could not put it down. I became entangled with Sarah and Eddie’s love story and their history. Eddie’s mother became a character I loved to hate and showed up spectacularly through the writing. There were a few moments I spoke the phrase “Did that just happen?” aloud.
As this was author Rosie Walsh’s American debut, there were some England influences that took a bit of getting used to. Moving through the book, I started to look forward to the cultural differences that the book offered.
For its secret telling and can’t-believe-that-just-happened attitude but a slow start, I give the book 4.5 stars.
If you enjoyed GHOSTED, you may also enjoy:
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Cranberry Queen by Kathleen DeMarco
About the author: “Rosie Walsh traveled and lived all over the world, working as a documentary producer, before settling in Bristol, England, where she lives with her partner and son. Ghosted is her American Debut.”
This book was published by VIKING, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
* The views and opinions expressed via Kelly Brock are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the book author and publisher.