Love Will Tear Us Apart
by Holly Seddon
Fearing eternal singledom, childhood friends Kate and Paul make the age-old vow that if they don’t find love by thirty, they will marry each other.
Years later, with the deadline of their 30th birthdays approaching, the unlikely couple decide to keep their teenage promise. After all, they are such good friends. Surely that’s enough to make a marriage?
Now, on the eve of their 10th wedding anniversary, they will discover that love between men and women is more complex, and more precarious, than they could ever have imagined. As Kate struggles with a secret that reaches far into their past, will the couple’s vow become the very thing that threatens their future?
RRP: $29.99 AUD
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 27th June 2018
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Genres: Fiction, Romance novel, Thriller, Crime Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Domestic Fiction
Available in: Paperback, Hardcover and eBook
Love Will Tear Us Apart is a touching story about friendship, love and life. It is about school friends Kate and Paul who make the age-old vow that if they don’t find love by thirty, they will marry each other. And that is exactly what they did.
The story switches between their childhood and the present.
The story beings in the present with Kate and Paul taking their two children away on holidays to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary.
The backstory allows us to see more into the history of the characters. We learn the details of Kate and Paul lives, starting with their childhoods all the way through to their marriage and family together. We learn more about Kate’s life and all that she has gone through. We will question some of her decisions, but we also feel for her at other times.
Paul has always been by her side through it all. Will he continue to be by her side?
Kate found a letter that Paul had hidden away. She is going to confront him after their anniversary dinner. Throughout the book I guarantee you that you will be trying to guess what the letter is about, and I bet most guesses will be wrong.
You will be shaking your head at the end!!!
A married couple can become best friends!!! But, can best friends be married?
This is well written, emotionally charged story. The reader will find themselves immersed in the story and they will feel every emotion along with the characters. Oh, by the way, you are going to need a tissue or two.
Holly Seddon has written a wonderful story, it is unlike anything she has written before. But I have to say that I did enjoy Love Will Tear Us Apart. It kept me turning the pages.
If you are a fan of Holly Seddon’s you will not be disappointed. Grab a copy and curl up with a cuppa and enjoy.
About The Author
Holly Seddon is a full time writer, living slap bang in the middle of Amsterdam with her husband James and a house full of children and pets. Holly has written for newspapers, websites and magazines since her early 20s after growing up in the English countryside, obsessed with music and books. Her first novel, Try Not to Breathe, was published worldwide in 2016 and became a national and international bestseller. Her second novel, Don’t Close Your Eyes, was published in July 2017.
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