This is Not Forgiveness
Everyone says that Caro is bad . . . but Jamie can't help himself. He thinks of her night and day and can't believe that she wants to be his girlfriend. Gorgeous, impulsive and unconventional, she is totally different to all the other girls he knows. His sister, Martha, hates her. Jamie doesn't know why, but there's no way he's going to take any notice of her warnings to stay away from Caro.
But as Jamie falls deeper and deeper under her spell, he realises there is more to Caro - much more. There are the times when she disappears and doesn't get in touch, the small scars on her wrists, her talk about revolutions and taking action, not to mention the rumours he hears about the other men in her life.
And then always in the background there is Rob, Jamie's older brother, back from Afghanistan and traumatised after having his leg smashed to bits there. Jamie wants to help him, but Rob seems to be living in a world of his own and is increasingly difficult to reach.
With Caro, the summer should have been perfect . . . but that isn't how things work out in real life, and Jamie is going to find out the hard way.
This taut psychological drama is the brilliant new novel from acclaimed Celia Rees.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - brandileigh2003 - LibraryThing
This is Not Forgiveness is darkly beautiful and draws you into this story with three main characters, all with their own voice and all with their own issues. The opening wasn't what I expected and I ... Read full review
Review: This is Not ForgivenessUser Review - Jessie (Ageless Pages Reviews) - Goodreads
Read to roughly halfway and realized I was forcing myself to go on. I don't care about these characters or the bare minimum of a plot that's being set-up in those 150 pages. I had been so excited to ... Read full review