I fell in love with the writing in this captivating novella. I was instantly intrigued with the two women, Alexa and Rosie. Told from each of their point of views, we are drawn into a story of manipulation and its path of destruction.
Character driven, we get a steady pace of how one friend weaves herself into others’ lives. Can anyone just put on a mask and create a persona? How far would someone be willing to go to keep their mask on? Appearance is only an outward measure and shouldn’t be used to judge someone’s character. However, isn’t this how we are judged so often?
I was left wondering if one of the ladies was her own number one fan willing to stomp over anyone in her way or if she was just a misunderstood woman suffering within herself. This would make a great book club discussion.
A memorable, fascinating short story with a focus on the human psyche.
4 Strong Stars
My Sweet Friend
A stand-alone novella from the author of Manipulated Lives
A perfect friend … or a perfect impostor?
Alexa is an energetic and charismatic professional and the new member of a Parisian PR company where she quickly befriends her colleagues Rosie and Jack. She brings a much-needed breath of fresh air into the office and ambitiously throws herself into her new job and friendships.
But is Alexa all she claims to be?
As her life intertwines with Rosie and Jack’s, they must all decide what separates truth from fiction. Will the stories that unfold unite or divide them? Can first impressions ever be trusted?
In this original novella, H.A. Leuschel evokes the powerful hold of appearances and what a person is prepared to do to keep up the facade. If you like thought-provoking and compelling reads with intriguing characters, My Sweet Friend is for you.
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Author Bio – Helene Andrea Leuschel grew up in Belgium where she gained a Licentiate in Journalism & Communication, which led to a career in radio and television in Brussels, London and Edinburgh. She now lives with her husband and two children in Portugal and recently acquired a Master of Philosophy with the OU, deepening her passion for the study of the mind. When she is not writing, Helene works as a freelance journalist and teaches Yoga.
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