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Lost for Words

By: Stephanie Butland
Narrated by: Imogen Church
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Loveday Cardew prefers books to people, and her job in a York bookshop is her refuge. If you look carefully, you might see the first lines of the novels she loves the most tattooed on her skin, but there are secrets Loveday will never share.

Into the bookshop come a poet, a lover, a friend and three mysterious deliveries, each of which stirs unsettling memories she wants to forget. Turning the pages of her past will be the hardest thing Loveday has ever done. Can she trust those around her? Can she right a heartbreaking wrong? And will she find the words to tell her own story?

©2017 Stephanie Butland (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Drags With The Flashbacks

It is apparent that Loveday (good old Cornish name) had a difficult childhood. She keeps that a secret by maintaining a physical and emotional distance from people. It's hard to like Loveday as she's constantly pushing people away. The flashbacks aren't that enjoyable as eventually, it will lead up to those tragic events that she has kept hidden. It picks up towards the end and many of the characters are shown to have more depth than how they appeared through most of the book.

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