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The general gist of this story is nice; a lady gets divorced and moves to a coastal area to have a last chance at fixing a place up and at love.
The story is very feel good and flows nicely but I felt at times the language used was poor which led to me not empathising with the characters.
This was mostly felt toward the end of the novel, initially when Eva was knocked out, and the author simply writes that Eva had a cut to the head but didn't know because she was unconscious. This should have been scary terrifying news for the reader, but I didn't feel any emotion because of the choice of phrasing used. The second time was when Jenny's dad was in the boat in the storm and the author just writes that he nearly dies. A bit more detail, suspense and actual story telling would have been nice here.
There is also a rather seedy scene where Eva and Jenny's dad almost have intercourse outside his mother's house whilst his daughter awaits his return from just popping outside to get something from the car. This erotic scene is unnecessary and unrealistic and consequently demonstrates naivety on the part of the author.
Overall a simple plot with simple language disappointingly executed.
The story starts out interesting enough. The protagonist (Eva), is dumped by her husband. After her divorce she sets off to find herself and get over her depression. Unfortunately, the plotline quickly becomes stilted and uninteresting, and the narrative is choppy and mundane. It's filled with unnecessary and uninteresting detail that does nothing to move the plot. To name a few: we get to go on a car buying trip, and read Eva's long to-do list. I gave it a chance making it to the 15th chapter then just gave up.