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She is seriously injured in the Madrid train bombings of 2004 it is her sister Alice who is forced to face the conseuences of a deception they have maintained for ten yearsAt Deborah’s home in Granada Alice waits ever fearful Will her sister live or die And how long should she stay when each day brings the risk of what she most dreads a confrontation with Deborah’s Moro. Can I just say how beautiful and intriguing the cover of this book is This is Barbara s first published novel which is set in Grenada The story is very well written and well thought out I couldn t put it down It was very well paced but with enough anticipation to keep you hooked The characters were interesting and I loved all the descriptions about Grenada I just wish I was there reading this book it would be spectacular I really enjoyed the story

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Secrets of the Pomegranate

Ccan ex lover Hassan At stake is all she holds dearSecrets of the Pomegranate explores with compassion sensitivity and – despite the tragic events – humour the complicated ties between sisters between mothers and sons and between lovers set against a background of cultural difference and prejudices rooted in Granada’s long history of Muslim Christian struggles for powe. Secrets of the Pomegranate is one of those books that held my interest from the first page with what was literally an explosive start Centred around the effects of the Madrid bombings this harrowing tale of family secrets and the unconditional love of family makes for at times a harrowing and sad tale of two very different sisters whose love for one another rescues them both in very different but at the same time similar ways The secret they share must be protected but at what cost This book is rich in interesting characters from different cultural backgrounds who add a wealth of colour and dimensions to this book Barbara Lamplugh has painted such a vivid picture of Spain that the reader is instantly transported there Hell I even bought some pomegranates Told from the perspectives of Alice and Mark Deborah s son I liked how each saw Deborah s situation and the emotions that each felt around what had happened to Deborah We gain an insight into Deborah s life in Spain through diary entries and gain a greater understanding into just what sort of woman Deborah was and I loved her spirit strength and courage But there s also a vulnerable side to Deborah too and like Alice the reader is given a glimpse into the other Deborah I just loved this beautifully written book and simply could not put it down And I m not afraid to admit that the raw emotions in the book reduced me to a blubbering idiot Highly recommended

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Secrets are dangerous; lies can rebound And when discovery threatens to overturn your whole life‘The author’s love for and familiarity with Granada and life in Spain shine through on every page’ – Jill Foulston author of La Vita E’ BellaPassionate free spirited Deborah has finally found peace and a fulfilling relationship in her adopted city of Granada – but when. I loved this book the fascinating plot kept you guessing until nearly the end with true to life characters and excellent descriptions of Granada Set against the reality of the horrific Madrid train bombings which is sensitively dealt withSuitable for mid teens and adults


10 thoughts on “Secrets of the Pomegranate

  1. says:

    In the aftermath of the 2004 Madrid train bombings the secrets harbored by two English sisters one of them settled in Granada will come out into the open and affect the entire family Lamplugh does a great job of unveiling a little at a time – but still maintaining tension until the surprise of the final revel

  2. says:

    I loved this book the fascinating plot kept you guessing until nearly the end with true to life characters and excellent descriptions of Granada Set against the reality of the horrific Madrid train bombings which is sensitively dealt withSuitable for mid teens and adults

  3. says:

    When Alice's feisty and unconventional sister Deborah is seriously injured in the Madrid train bombing in 2004 Alice hurries to Spain to be with her Tragically Deborah is in coma The situation persists throughout the book

  4. says:

    This book literally started off with a BANG I so love it when books open and they just grab you by the short and curly's straight away as this one did I was fascinated by the title so looked at the blurb and I am pleasantly surprised at how m

  5. says:

    This book has one of the best openings I’ve read in a long while and immediately grabbed my attention Add a long held family secret to the mix and this is compulsive reading Although I guessed Deborah’s secret long before we were told there were sufficient hints after all and it didn’t spoil my enjoyment despite the fact that it would

  6. says:

    Can I just say how beautiful and intriguing the cover of this book is This is Barbara's first published novel which is se

  7. says:

    This is an absolutely delightful well written novel that combines a compelling story about two sisters with a deep vibrant understanding of the city of Granada Spain specifically the very special Albaicín neighborhood while capturing the swirling political historical and personal experience of living in that city in the 1980s 1990s and early 2000s Highly recommend

  8. says:

    Awesome Indies Book Awards is pleased to include SECRETS OF THE POMEGRANATE by BARBARA LAMPLUGH in the library of Awesome Indies' Badge of Approval recipients at Awesome Indies' Assessment 4 starsAs Deborah lies dying an innocent v

  9. says:

    Secrets of the Pomegranate is one of those books that held my interest from the first page with what was literally an explosive start Centred around the effects of the Madrid bombings this harrowing tale of family secrets and the unconditional love of family makes for at times a harrowing and sad tale of two very different sisters whose love for one another rescues them both in very different but at the same time similar ways The secret th

  10. says:

    The fact this book is written around the 2004 Spanish train crash for me made it almost seem as if the characters were real They drew you in from the beginning Deborah older flamboyant arty sister living in her adopted city of Granada and Alice the sensible practical one in the UK Both are single parents with sons Deborah's son 20 year old