Amy Ashton once dreamed of becoming an artist and creating beautiful objects. But now she simply collects them. Having suffered a terrible tragedy, she’s decided that it’s easier to love things instead of people.
... heartwarming and tender as it pokes fun at the absurdities and tragedies of life with quintessential British humor. Supporting characters add to the charm and mystery in Amy’s quest for a better future, one that’s unencumbered by junk ... This is an ideal read for anyone looking for a good-humored and uplifting story.
... sad, sweet, and hopeful ... the novel’s heart is its protagonist; readers will feel deeply bonded to Amy. Mystery lovers and fans of Liane Moriarty will also enjoy the quick-paced plot and perfectly timed reveals. This will be a must-read for many patrons.
Ray tells Amy’s story in alternating past and present timelines, which makes for successful exposition and draws readers into the mystery ... The novel unfortunately drifts into TV movie territory, but readers will root for Amy, who’s winningly drawn as a kind soul undeserving of heartbreak. For fans of sensitive, uplifting women’s fiction, with a little mystery.