Jonathan and Theo grew up together in their family’s ancestral home in Wales. To cope with the challenges of their lives, the two create elaborate fantasy worlds in the vast acres of their property. But then a tragedy brings their grandmother, Eve, home from America, and the siblings begin to realize that there is more to their family’s history than they had ever imagined, and soon they become trapped in a dark web of lies and secrecy concerning their family’s past.
Containing beautiful descriptions of the Welsh countryside, The Other Half Of Me is alive in imagery. The haunting coming of age novel, told from Jonathon’s perspective, keeps you captivated until the very end.
The debut novel from Morgan McCarthy, The Other Half Of Me contains brilliant characters that are easily relatable, and an amazing storyline. The tale of family, growing up, tragedy, and discovery, is one that will appeal to readers of all interests.
Beautifully written, this compelling novel will not disappoint those who choose to pick it up.
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