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The Man in the #Needlecordjacket by Linda MacDonald #Blogtour and #Review

Blog Tour and Review – The Man in the Needlecord jacket – Linda MacDonald

My thanks go to Anne at Random Things Tours for inviting me to take part in the blog tour for this new novel.


Here are my thoughts after reading it…
All the lead characters in this book are the same side of 50 as me, making it hold great appeal. They are all also putting behind them failed relationships and trying to build new ones and galloping towards old age with dread and disbelief (well I know how that feels!).
The eponymous Man in the Needlecord jacket is Coll, an artist, self-centred and in my eyes a dislikeable arrogant absolute prat. We view him through the eyes of 2 of the women in his life. Sarah, who was widowed young and has been developing a long term relationship with Coll over quite a few years. It’s rapidly apparent that her self-esteem is low and no wonder, she is involved with this revolting man who sneakily manipulates and undermines her, so she is barely aware he is doing it. She loves this …

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