Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Review: Crossed Wires by Rosy Thornton


Crossed Wires by Rosy Thornton is a charming, cozy and gentle novel about two single parents whose lives cross by fate through the phone lines of the call center at an auto insurance company. Mina is a single mom of one shy and isolated daughter Sal and works at the call center. Peter is a widow and single dad of twins Cassie and Kim who is struggling with his own loneliness. They live in different villages two hours away from each other and develop a friendship through their phone calls. They share their feelings and issues related to parenthood and support each other along the way, all at a distance. Their lives connect unexpectedly and it is enjoyable to watch their friendship develop along the way. Crossed Wires is a slow paced and delightful book to read with a cup of tea or coffee by your side as you discover the joys life can bring to two people whose lives cross by fate. Crossed Wires highlights those unexpected friendships that have the possibility to grow and change you as a person and bring joy to your life unexpectedly. If you're looking for an enjoyable book to read this fall or winter, pick up a copy of Crossed Wires.


You can read more about the author Rosy Thornton who is a professor at Cambridge and author of several books in addition to Crossed Wires , here at her website, Rosy Thornton.


Thank you to the author for sending me this book.

8 comments:

  1. I have a copy of this book waiting to be read, so I'm pleased to read it's a good story.

    Thanks for your review!

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  2. I loved this. Such a charming book.

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  3. This does sound like a delightful book!

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  4. I'm looking forward to getting my eyes on this one :)

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  6. Sounds like a good read. I usually like books about friendship.

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  7. Loved your review. Now I want to get this book and have a nice cup of Starbucks to go with it!!

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