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The Half Sister From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick The Other Woman, Comes A Compelling New Domestic Suspense Novel About A Family Who Is Forever Changed When A Stranger Arrives At Their DoorE TRUTHSisters Kate And Lauren Meet For Sunday Lunch Every Week Without Fail, Especially After The Loss Of Their FatherE LIEBut A Knock At The Door Is About To Change Everything A Young Woman By The Name Of Jess Holds A Note With The Results Of A DNA Test, Claiming To Be Their Half SisterE UNTHINKABLEAs The Fallout Starts, It S Clear That They Are All Hiding Secrets, And Perhaps This Family Isn T As Perfect As It Appears Imagine someone showing up on your door years later claiming to be your child Good Lord, it was actually my reality with my ex spouse who slept around later I did uncover he gave up for adoption several kids plus had three with me.So, it s reality v fiction once again as we encounter a huge mystery surrounding a young lady named Jess aka Helen Wilmington or was it Helen Oakley Well whatever her name she s arrived Which brings us to the point of no return in which the sisters Kate and Lauren must now indulge in the family s affairs both literally and figuratively to uncover the truth that may be hidden by Rose their own mother.For the love of God Henry sure did sow his wild oats but perhaps he s not the only one to blame her.What if there s to this story Would it even matter at this point in time Would anyone be interested to know their true DNA Speaking of DNA is it accurate Could it be altered What if someone sends in the wrong DNA on purpose Food for thoughtSandie Jones has me chasing my tail on this one because everything you thought you knew is turned upside down.Could Jess be connected to someone other than the parents Look, not to reveal too much but perhaps there s to the sisters past here including a possible adoption and there s even to the story of their parents.So hang tight as this one will blow your mind That ending, I m still chatting away about it since last night Sandie you nailed it The Half Sister is a must read for fans everywhere. Nope This didn t work with me When I see something illogical and nonsense point which affects the entire story s development, I truly lose my interest That s exactly happened during my reading The story told by Kate and Lauren, two sisters, polar opposites, envying each other s lives Kate is successful reporter, climbing her career ladder faster, having a lovely husband Matt but she wants to have a baby, trying too hard, exhausted from IVF treatment process She wants to have a family And Lauren is married, with lovely children, exhausted to turn into a stay at home mom and dealing with mood swings, mental abuse of her husband Simon She wants a career, freedom and she misses her old love for 20 years Their Sunday family gathering with her mother Rose who was still grieving because of their father s sudden decease turned into bitter, cold, weird interactions Nobody can stand with each other And one day, a young woman named Jess knocks their door and demands to see her father Henry She tells them she is their half sister Yes, everything couldn t be get better, could be Later we found out Lauren brought Jess into their lives because she was always doubtful about her father s sincerity and thought he might have been having an affair behind their mother s back They found each other from DNA match side Yes THAT S THE PART THIS BOOK STARTED TO FAIL The idea of finding your sister by DNA match website didn t make sense to me the same so called sister has no idea about her biological past because she is adopted and as far as I know because of carrying XX chromosomes, for getting accurate result about DNA, you need mother s DNA Lauren also needed a confidante because she was estranged with her family members after her father s dying She wanted her family back Her intentions were sincere At least what she tells to herself which I don t buy But Jess has no intention to stop till she finds her biological mother and the facts about secret relationship with her father which will ruin everything in sisters lives and make them question everything they know about their own childhood as they see their entire family life consisted of lies and secrets I liked the intriguing pacing and moving chapters, fast building tension but there are things absolutely irritated me I m not genealogy expert but Lauren and Jess way of finding each other on DNA website didn t work with me.I couldn t connect with any of the characters and I couldn t relate with their pain, suffer and motives They were so annoying, flat, dull characters The ending was also twisty but a little foreseeable and mediocre Overall It was still fast pacing, quick and easy read I didn t get bored and but unlikable characterization and big plot holes of the story and predictable revelation disappointed me So I m giving 2.5 stars to round up to 3 This turned into I didn t love it but I didn t truly hate it Switzerland books I still enjoy the author s writing style and I loved her previous works But this one failed me just a little because she s great writer and I expected from her.Special thanks to NetGalley and Minotaur Books St Martin s Press for sharing this mysterious ARC in exchange my honest review.bloginstagramfacebooktwitter Unfortunately, this was my least favorite book of the author s to date When it comes down to it, the entire plot is tired, predictable, and less a mystery thriller and a family drama If you are new to the genre and are looking for a light, fast read, maybe give this one a try for yourselfMany thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy. 3.5 starsThis story may have you thinking TWICE about sending in a DNA sample to a genealogy company In ways than one JUST remember you cannot choose your family, and you could be opening a whole can of worms when you embark on this adventure Lauren has sent in a sample but she never expected half sister Jess, to show up at the family s Sunday dinner Full sister, Kate, an investigative reporter, and a Daddy s girl isn t buying into the claim, that Jess is making, because if true, it tarnishes the memory she has of her late father.Everyone hears a HALF TRUTH, and makes an ASSUMPTION, and you know what happens when you do that 2 2 does not equal 5 This is a LIGHT, domestic suspense book, but you know what It kept me engaged, I was not tempted to skim, and overall, despite it being a bit predictable, I was entertained Thank You to Netgalley, St Martin s Press and Sandie Jones for the digital ARC, received in exchange for a candid review This book will be available on June 16, 2020

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