↠ The Art of Drowning↠ ePUB Author ñ Frances Fyfield cthulhu mythos – grisedalelodge.co.uk

The Art of Drowning Rachel Doe is a shy accountant at a low ebb in life when she meets charismatic Ivy Schneider, nee Wiseman, at her evening class and her life changes for the better Ivy is her polar oppositte strong, six years her senior and the romantic survivor of drug addiction, homelessness and the death of her child Ivy does menial shift work, beholden to no one, and she inspires life as do her farming parents, with their ramshackle house and its swan filled lake, the lake where Ivy s daughter drowned As Rachel grows closer to them all she learns how Ivy came to be married to Carl, the son of a WWII prisoner, as well as the true nature of that marriage to a bullying and ambitious lawyer who has become a judge and who denies her access to her surviving child Rachel wants justice for Ivy, but Ivy has another agenda and Rachel s naive sense of fair play is no match for the manipulative qualities in the Wisemen women. Download The Art of Drowning By Frances Fyfield – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. Rachel Doe needs to sort out her life She s had such a sheltered, cautious existence an accountant, only daughter of very timid parents, the only really daring thing she has done in her life was to dob in her lover a liar and thief All she got for her efforts was suspicion and a greater sense of loneliness and isolation than she had ever had before.When Rachel meets Ivy she s totally captivated and they soon become involved in a very intense, platonic friendship which surprises everyone Iv Rachel Doe needs to sort out her life She s had such a sheltered, cautious existence an accountant, only daughter of very timid parents, the only really daring thing she has done in her life was to dob in her lover a liar and thief All she got for her efforts was suspicion and a greater sense of loneliness and isolation than she had ever had before.When Rachel meets Ivy she s totally captivated and they soon become involved in a very intense, platonic ...

  2. I love Fyfield at her best but this book really disappointed me altho one of the characters seemed almost as likeable as Diana in Gold Digger The writing felt off many clich s a couple of minor howlers after 2 3 we already know who did the killings and the story turns into a damsel in distress thriller complete with immersion in porcine body wastes The first murder not a spoiler it s narrated in the prologue is one of those fascinating cases in which the victim is lured in I love Fyfield at her best but this book really disappointed me altho one of the characters seemed almost as likeable as Diana in Gold Digger The writing felt off many clich s a couple of minor howlers after 2 3 we already know who did the killings and the story turns into a damsel in distress thriller complete with im...

  3. Amazing Deft characterization and an effortless flow conspire to make this an entrancing mystery This book clinches itI ll be reading all of Fyfield s books

  4. The Art of Drowning weaves a story about serious, shy accountant Rachel whose life is changed when she meets beautiful, unpredictable Ivy Their bond is further strengthened when Ivy s parents treat Rachel like their own daughter Therefore, she looks forward to spending time at their countryside house and farm but she doesn t realize that her idyllic days are numbered..I found it incredibly difficult to be engrossed in this book mainly because it was terribly slow paced Barely anything excit The Art of Drowning weaves a story about serious, shy accountant Rachel whose life is changed when she meets beautiful, unpredictable Ivy Their bond is further strengthened when Ivy s parents treat Rachel like their own daughter Therefore, she looks forward to spending time at their countryside house and farm but she doesn t realize that her idyllic days are numbered..I found it incredibly difficult to be engrossed in this book mainly because it was terribly slow paced Barely anything exciting happened until the last one third of the story Besides that, the writing style didn t appeal to me as it was quite messy featuring constant shifts in perspective all in third person narrative There wasn t a nice, smooth flow and combined with the lack of straight up explanation about what was fully going on, the story was a little confusing and hard to get into at first The only thing that kept me reading was the sense of impending doom Plus, I was ...

  5. Written for Say What Savannah Mae The Art of Drowning is a gripping thriller by Frances Fyfield that takes place in London, England When Rachel Doe meets Ivy Wiseman her world will never be the same The two strike up a mutually enchanted friendship and become inseparable in spite of the fact that they are complete opposites Rachel is a socially awkward and sheltered accountant that lives by the rules Ivy is a free spirit she s full of life, does what she wants and is beholden to no one Written for Say What Savannah Mae The Art of Drowning is a gripping thriller by Frances Fyfield that takes place in London, England When Rachel Doe meets Ivy Wiseman her world will never be the same The two strike up a mutually enchanted friendship and become inseparable in spite of the fact that they are complete opposites Rachel is a socially awkward and sheltered accountant that lives by the rules Ivy is a free spirit she s full of life, does what she wants and is beholden to no one, supporting herself by maintaining odd jobs ranging from life modeling for an art academy to cleaning offices on the night shift The two become roommates and Rachel is soon adopted by Ivy s entire family.Rachel learns that there isto Ivy s world than meets the eye Ivy has an ex husband, Carl, and a son named Sam that she hasn t seen in years, since the drowning death of her daughter Ivy has no idea where Carl and Sam are living and when sh...

  6. This book was long and hard to read in the beginning Had the beginning not been so drawn out I would have rated this book much better in my opinion Once I got about half way through though I was hooked The mystery part was good but it was lacking good suspense until the end After the halfway point I was enjoying the characters and the story itself At that point I was desperate to know what would happen The ending was ok I would have preferred adefinite ending after all that happened This book was long and hard to read in the beginning Had the beginning not been so drawn out I would have rated this book much better in my opinion Once I got about half way through though I was hooked The mystery part was good but it was lacking good suspense until the end After the hal...

  7. Atmospheric, psychological thriller that had me questioning motives and appearances the whole way through The story of newly single accountant Rachel Doe and her new friendship with Ivy who she meets at a life drawing class is superbly put together Ivy is everything Rachel is not She is a survivor who seems to know how to make th...

  8. As so many other reviewers have said, it s a much slower paced book than most modern psychological thrillers, although I enjoyed the characterisation and descriptions However, it was rather predictable, our antennae were pricked early on and it was all a matter of time until our main protagonist came to the same realisation A matter of rather lengthy time, as she seemed so determined to believe the best of everybody.What I liked best were the descriptions of farming life and how ...

  9. Initially when I started this book I was intrigued and I was expecting to love it The writing style was very beautiful and almost poetic However, as the pages went on, the plot did not It was overly detailed and there were excessive descriptions of situations that really had nothing to do with the story and nothing was really happening in the story The words were beautiful and the details and descriptions would have really made it a great read if the story was moving along, but there was abs Initially when I started this book I was intrigued and I was expecting to love it The writing style was very beautiful and almost poetic However, as the pages went on, the plot did not It was overly detailed and there were excessive descriptions of situations that really had nothing to do with the story and nothing was really happening in the story The words were beautiful and the details and de...

  10. The began as a very puzzling book with the first two chapters devoted to incidents that were not explained until almost the end It was a mystery and not a mystery as the crime was being plotted while one was reading and then you were not sure of what the crime would be until almost the end Some chapters were devoted, again, to incidents involving people that were unexplained It took a while before their relevance became clear.So, it was a difficul...