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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • A Haunting Compulsion
  • Anne Mather
  • English
  • 02 February 2016
  • 9780373104291

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A Haunting CompulsionAwfulWhat a vile familyThe H lies by omission to the h about being married She breaks up with him when the wife comes to her and says she's pregnant The wife she did not know he had Later during an argument she yells at him about the deception and his defense is she never asked if he was marriedAnyhoo the plot is the h visits his parents at Christmas and lo and behold the H is there He's wounded literally and figuratively He was shot while reporting in some war torn African nation but importantly he's mad at her forhmmm having principlesHis younger brother and family come Turns out little bro is as big a trouser snake as the older one as he tries to put the moves on the h as wellAll in all a mess and I am angry I wasted time reading it On top of all the deception that a conversation yep COMMUNICATION could have solved there was little chemistry between the two MCsview spoilerTo top it off the sweet little ole mother that wants them to get back together dies on the operating table while checking for a cancerous tumor Shockerama Very unpleasant hide spoiler Rachel could tell something was wrongRachel had been hesitant to spend the Christmas holiday with the Shards in their Newcastle home After all Liz and Rob were Jaime's parents and might have been Rachel's in laws had circumstances been differentBut Jaime Shard had lied a lie that ended whatever there had been between him and Rachel She was glad he never visited his parents for the holidays She knew she wouldn't have to face him againOr so she thought until she saw Liz Shard's worried face and heard her blurt out Jaime's home Hero was married when he starts an affair with our heroine When she finds out she breaks things off but when hero's parents invite her to their house for Christmas she has to face him again At the end of the book he explains his marriage was not a good one his wife was on drugs she was violent she was cheating on him etc I liked the angst but I didn't really like the characters I can’t stand the trope where nobody speaks up until it’s too late Then when someone finally does the other person refuses to listen Over and over and over until it gave me a headache I was so sick of everybody I almost didn’t finish Good thing or I would’ve missed that warm and fuzzy ending Just kidding It was probably the most tragic HEA in Harley history I can’t give it one star though I’ve definitely read worse just not too many Read Leona’s review She spells it out perfectly Hero is married and she doesn't know heroin is hard head family drama A good readA likeable story full of passion and mistakesRachel having lost her father goes to visit her ex boyfriend's family for Christmas believing he will not be there Upon discovering he is there and as she needs a little bit of TLC staysBut old feelings are hard to resist for them both and passions ignite leaving Rachel feeling disgusted with herself for giving into him after the heartache he had causedYou can certainely understand Rachel's pain in finding out after 2 years together that Jamie is married and no one ever told her The shock and betrayal she feels has her leaving him and her joband not setting sight on him for years Now finally believing she is over him he pops into her life again leaving her struggling with her emotions and uestioning their pastwas he using her Did he even care about her How could he have forgotten his wife Is he still married Was she a foolJamie really does nothing to answer those uestions but he does admit that he was wrong not to tell her and he did care about her He is left floundering at her coolness and doesn't open his heart and that leaves the way open for misunderstandingsYou can't help but fall in love with his sweet parents as they all try to bring them together again and enjoy the holiday togetherOverall an enjoyable read Surprisingly thus isn't as bad as Mather's other married man naive girl books The formula is pretty much the same older married man with crazy wife has affair with younger innicent girl She the girl finds out the truth leaves him and they meet years later He's mad at her and it's all her fault for not loving him enough to be his permanent mistress Idiotic but then you can't expect from Anne Mather But this one was not as bad as the others and that's saying something Could not finish it off Was immediately put off by the plotline I actually enjoyed this story there was a lot of facts and complications but the hero and heroine finally found their way I was completely devastated about the heroes mom Liz I couldn't believe after everything and how sweet she was that she was killed off I nearly bawled my eyes out I would of loved to hear about the heroine getting pregnant from the heroes one night at Christmas with her but it was still a sweet ending never the less 35 stars

About the Author: Anne Mather

Mildred Grieveson was born on October 10 1946 in England She had written all through her infant and junior years and on into her teens the stories changing from children's adventures to torrid gypsy passions Her mother used to gather these up from time to time when her bedroom became too untidy and dispose of themMildred has always wanted to write which is not to say she has always wanted