I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Under One Roof by Samantha Tonge
Also by this author: How to Get Hitched in Ten Days, Game of Scones, One Summer in Rome, Forgive Me Not
Published by Boldwood Books on 9th February 2022
Source: from Netgalley
Perfect for fans of Beth O'Leary and Paige Toon.
One forgotten discovery will change three women’s lives for ever…Robin hasn’t been home for decades. After running away to London, she never expected to see her cantankerous mother, Faye, again. But when Faye has a fall, the two women are thrown together once more.
The years apart have not made their hearts grow fonder and the ground between them is unsteady. Then Robin finds an unopened scroll – the last of the treasure hunts her much-missed father used to take them on every Sunday. A hunt he believed might change everything.
Yet, not even this gift from her beloved father can smooth the way until Robin’s daughter, Amber, arrives to meet her grandmother for the first time. Amber is determined that the decades-old mystery be solved.
Can a 30-year-old treasure hunt really 'change everything'?
Thank you to Rachel for letting me take part in this tour and to Boldwood Books for my copy of this book via Netgalley. I have read quite a few of Samantha’s books over the years and I really enjoy her writing style.
This book has 3 main characters: Robin, her mum Faye and her daughter Amber. Each of the women are very different but do have a lot in common. There’s a lot of past tension here and it’s easy to fall into old habits. I did feel for Robin being stuck in the middle. She just couldn’t seem to get things right despite trying so hard.
Hoover was my favourite character. I have a Frenchie too and they are the most adorable little dogs. They are so loving and playful.
This story is about seeing each other’s points of view. Sometimes we get very focused on our feelings and our POV but by taking a step back you can understand why other people are acting as they are.
It is a heart-warming, feel good read that you will want to devour.
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