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The death of Mrs Westaway
Author: Ware, Ruth
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Classification: F
Publisher: Harvill Secker, 2018
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781911215035
Harriet receives an unexpected letter telling her she's inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she needs to get her hands on some cash fast. There's just one problem - Hal's real grandparents died over 20 years ago. The letter has been sent to the wrong person. But Hal knows that the cold-reading techniques she's honed as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money. If anyone has the skills to turn up at a stranger's funeral and claim a bequest they're not entitled to, it's her. Hal makes a choice that will change her life for ever. But once she embarks on her deception, there's no going back. She must keep going or risk losing everything, even her life.
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Somewhere here there was a decent story with a decent plot but it in my view was told in a somewhat clumsy way. I didn't find it creepy, was it meant to be a thriller, a family mystery, a who done it, I don't know and for me it just didn't flow, the dialogue was boring, whole sections overly long and not needed. My first RW and I'm not sure I want to embark on another.
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