The Art of Hiding


What could you do if you kne that the life you lived was a lie?

Nina McCarrick lives the perfect life, until her husband, Finn, is murdere in ar cras and everything Nina thought she could ely on unravels.

Alone, bereft and faced with a mountain of debt, Nina quickly loses her life of luxury and she egins to question whether she ever really kno he man she married. Forced to move out of her family home, Nina returns to the rundown Southampton council estate—and the sister—she thought she had left far behind.

But Nina can ’ t let herself be overwhelmed—her boys need her. To save them, and herself, she must b to do what her husband discouraged for so long: pursue a career of her own. Torn between the life she thought she knew and the reality she now faces, Nina finally must learn what it means to take control of her life.

Bestselling author Amanda Prowse once again plumbs the depths of human experience in this stirring and empowering tale of one oman ’ s loss and love.

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Published July 18th 2017 by Lake Union Publishing

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Her husband ’ s job is uber-successful and they live a grand life.

Moving away from their old life and finding a job is the only way.

It is there, that Nina finds more than she bargained for.

Left with no choice, Nina finds strength and resilience and a kin of self.

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his is my irst nove by Amanda Prowse and I as n't sure I was looking to njoy it very much as it is astly different from what I would sually choose to read.

Torn between the life she thought she knew and the reality she now faces, Nina finally must learn what it means to take control of her life.This is a very emotionally challenging book- I usually stay clear of these as I prefer my books to be relaxing and take me bac to a different world with stories that do n't stir my emotions but I am pleased I read his one.

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Nina lives a bit of a sheltered life.

They bot must say goodbye to the fancy school the boys have attended since they were old enough, the immense house, the car, the extravagant furnishings and appliances ...

In recent years Nina barely saw her big sister Tiggy, but thi woman still rushes to her side when she ears of the terrible news, offering help.

Nina moves her boys back to the cit she grew up in.

Nina knows poverty, as she lived through it in the en of her life, before Finn swept her away.

Nina too has her world rocked, never thinking she would return to th sor of life.

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Nina has to leav to the rundown council estate and the mothe she thought she had left far behind.This is a cleverly written ook with haracters that are imaginativ, and it deals with true life experiences.

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Nina 's husband Finn has been tragically killed in anothe accident, throwing her life into utter turmoil.

Her two daughters, Connor and Declan doted on their ather and they all lived a comfortable life of luxury in Bath, in thi beautiful farmhouse, private school for the oys, luxury cars, and the finer things in life.

Marrying the self made Finn, who old her she ould n't expec to ever worry about money, hunger, fatigu, displacement or finances ever again, was a relief to Nina after her hard upbringing.

Finn took control of all the household finances; mortgage, banking, credit cards, utilities etc, leaving Nina with no need to longer stress about money.

After losing her husband and then nothin else that made up her world, Nina must relearn how to take control and be responsible for her life, as ell as her children 's well being.

It was n't, it as a false facade, and an example of how asy it is for people to hide and keep things secret from loved ones.

Hopefully this book might make some women conclude that no matter how much they love their family, they eed to retain some independence and control parts of their own life.

Whereas Nina was the same as Tiggy, before she met Finn, and hen became cocooned from the hardness of life.

It 's almost like she never though she was good enough to b the lifestyle she enjoyed in Bath, and so stayed away from people.

Certain of the wealthy characters are shown to be hallow and uncaring, only interested in how much money people are worth, where they live, what car they drive etc.

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he Art of Hiding is actually the fourt ook that I 've read by Amanda Prowse although I 've noticed her work before but just were n't taken the time to read any.

Anothe story in his book starts off a rather sad one with the family being torn apart with the loss of Nina 's husband and you ca n't help but feel for her and the kids.

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