What Alice Forgot
"She was floating, arms outspread, water lapping her body, breathing in a summery fragrance of salt and coconut. She had to squint through spangles of light to see her feet. Her toenails were each painted a different colour. Red. Gold. Purple. Funny."
When Alice Love surfaces from a beautiful dream to find she's been injured in a gym, she knows that something is very wrong – she hates exercise. Alice's first concern is her baby – she's pregnant with her first child, and she's desperate to see her husband, Nick, who she knows will be worried about her.
But Alice isn't pregnant. And Nick isn't worried. Alice is the mother of three children and her hostile husband is in the process of divorcing her. Alice has lost ten years of her life.
Alice's sister Elisabeth, who seems uncharacteristically cold, drives her home from the hospital. And "home" is totally unrecognisable, as is the rest of her life. Who is this "Gina" that everyone is carefully trying not to mention? Why does her mother look like she's wearing fancy dress? And what's all this talk about a giant lemon meringue pie?
In the days that follow, small bubbles of the past rise to the surface, and Alice is forced to confront uncomfortable truths. It turns out forgetting might be the most memorable thing that's ever happened to her.
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Review: What Alice ForgotUser Review - Meutia - Goodreads
One thing that we can learn..-as Elizabeth's letter to Phil- what if we wake up the next day and find out we lost 10 years memories, just what happened to Alice. It seems that we have to covered some ... Read full review
Review: What Alice ForgotUser Review - Kristi - Goodreads
If I were to forget the last ten years of my life, and wake up with no memory of those ten years.....what would I regret? What would surprise me? What would make me proud? Which relationships have ... Read full review