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Apple Tree Yard

Apple Tree Yard

Author(s): Louise Doughty

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern



Yvonne Carmichael has worked hard to achieve the life she always wanted: a high-flying career in genetics, a beautiful home, a good relationship with her husband and their two grown-up children.

Then one day she meets a stranger at the Houses of Parliament and, on impulse, begins a passionate affair with him – a decision that will put everything she values at risk.

At first she believes she can keep the relationship separate from the rest of her life, but she can’t control what happens next. All of her careful plans spiral into greater deceit and, eventually, a life-changing act of violence.

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Author: Tina Hartas

4.5* Yvonne Carmichael is a bright woman, holding down an amazing job in genetics. At home she has a husband and son and daughter, and in her early 50s she is doing pretty ok....

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Author: tripfiction

If a prologue to a novel is to whet the reader’s appetite, Louise Doughty provides irresistible temptation with the opening of Apple Tree Yard… A compelling read … Recollection, interspersed with the growing tension...

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