Another page-turning story of tragedy and triumph from the No.1 bestselling author of The Loner and The Journey.
Alice Jacobs has finally found the family she always wanted…
With her shy smile and kind nature, Alice wins the hearts of the Arnold family. A decent and well respected couple,Tom and Nancy Arnold have raised two very different sons, Frank and Joe.
Frank is a devio...more
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I’m hard-pressed to find something positive to write. Right from the beginning, Ms. Cox made Alice so annoying perfect. She’s pretty and kind and free spirited enough that ...more
Blood Brothers is a modernized Cain and Able tale in which two brothers in 1950's England are vying for the attention of the same woman, the young and beautiful Alice Jacobs. Written in haunting prose, Blood Brothers seeped into my veins creating a chill that I couldn't shake. The story lived within my head even when the book was not open and I couldn't help but experience the terror along with Alice.
Josephine Cox tak ...more
Spending more time together they confess feelings for each other and spend the night in the barn together. Alice decides to still marry Frank.
After the wedding celebrations are over and her and Frank are alone, things go from bad to worse as Fr ...more
Josephine Cox breaks so many "rules" of writing, it distracted me. Head-hopping all over the place, endlessly repeating the same information about the characters' motivations and feelings (was that in case the reader is too dumb to understand it the first time, or is that just a convention of Romance writing?). I got bored very quickly. You could see from Chapter 1 where it would go, and it didn't seem worth ploughing through such a long book whe ...more
I've read a few novels by Josephine Cox, & find I always thoroughly enjoy them. I find her writing style easy to read, & the stories & characters she creates are always believable. It's easy to get emotionally involved when it comes to her books.
As usual the story is fairly predictable - good girl meets bad boy with disastrous consequences - but this one has a couple of unexpected twists.
I enjoyed this light and easy read, and will look out for more of her books.