Today, I'm hosting a book blog tour stop for "The Solider's Wife" by Joanna Trollope.
This is a mesmerizing book about one woman's struggle to deal with her soldier husband's homecoming from the Afghan war, his disconnect from his family and how others around her are also dealing with similar situations.
About The Book:
Dan Riley is a major in the British Army. After a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan, he is coming home to the wife and young daughters he adores. He’s up for promotion and his ex-Army grandfather and father couldn’t be prouder. The Rileys are united in support of Dan’s passion for his career.
But are they really? His wife, Alexa, has been offered a good teaching job she can’t take because the Army may move the family at any time. Her daughter Isabel hates her boarding school—the only good educational option for Army families—and starts running away. And Dan spends all his time on the base, unable to break the strong bonds forged with his friends in battle. Soon everyone who knows the Rileys is trying to help them save their marriage, but it’s up to Alexa to decide if she can sacrifice her needs and those of her family to support Dan’s commitment to his work.
With her trademark intelligence and grace, Joanna Trollope illuminates the complexities of modern life in this story of a family striving to balance duty and ambition.
Check out what other bloggers are saying about "The Solider's Wife." The Soldier's Wife blog tour site: http://the-soldiers-wife.blogspot.com
My thanks to Tribute Books Blog Tours for arranging this tour and for supplying a review copy of the book. I was not compensated for my opinion.
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