From the dazzling coastline of the French Riviera to the haunting beauty of Fairhead Rock in County Antrim, Roisin McAuley takes the reader on a gripping, twisting, turning journey to the heart of human relationships. When Claire Watson meets John Rock on holiday, the attraction is instant -- but so is the feeling they have met before. Uneasy memories from a decade earlier begin to surface, but when past and present finally collide, Claire is unprepared for the astounding consequences...
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Roisin McAuley grew up in a big family in a small town in County Tyrone in the 1950s, went to a convent boarding school, and then to Queen's University, Belfast, to study history. She joined the BBC in Northern Ireland as a newsreader and announcer, going on to become a reporter for BBC programmes such as Spotlight, Newsnight, Panorama and File on 4. She has also produced and directed television documentaries for ITV and Channel 4 and written and presented programmes on BBC Radio 3 and 4. She lives in Reading with her husband, Richard.Review :
'She writes with the uncluttered style of a journalist and yet presents stories with visual and dramatic expertise... A real page turner' Nottingham Evening Post -- Nottingham Evening Post 20050625 'The perfect book to lose yourself in this summer' Time 4 U magazine -- Time 4 U 20050701 'This is a must-read... A gripping, twisting tale' Essentials -- Essentials 20050901 'Enough intrigue, mystery and sharp turns to keep readers turning pages' Sunday Tribune -- Sunday Tribune (Dublin) 20050619 'McAuley is particularly strong when writing about the bonds of friendship... There are plenty of subplots to keep the reader hooked, too... [and] McAuley's careful plotting comes to a surprising climax' Belfast Telegraph -- Belfast Telegraph 20050625 'McAuley uses her knowledge of policing and her skill at gathering facts to create a story that's both light and absorbing. Her characters are convincing and her dialogue rings true. It's a novel that will find a place on many a beach towel over the summer months' Belfast Telegraph -- Belfast Telegraph 20050625 'Roisin McAuley's second novel Meeting Point is a great rollicking read, and qualifies as a page turner... Seasoned as it is with the intertwining stories of love, friendship, and betrayal, the story moves back and forwards from Belfast to the South of France with seamless effort... A natural storyteller, Ms McAuley...uses her obsevations of human nature to draw us all into the story' Irish Independent -- Irish Independent 20050625 'It is a great holiday page-turner with sinister twists and amusing turns, as well as a few heart-warming moments... Enthralling' Belfast News Letter -- Belfast Newsletter Group 20050623 'Engrossing, and hard to put down...one can never be certain what will happen next... A gripping tale, with as many twists and turns as a country lane' Oxford Times" -- Oxford Times 20050623
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Description du livre Headline Book Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire M0755308557