The Girl in the Corner by Amanda Prowse


From bestselling author Amanda Prowse comes the poignant tale of a woman who has always been there for her family. But will they be there for her?

Rae-Valentine and Howard were childhood sweethearts. They’ve shared twenty-five peaceful years since they were brought together by Dolly, Howard’s larger-than-life sister. But now, on the night of their wedding anniversary, Howard reveals a shocking betrayal that leaves Rae reeling.

Heartbroken, she takes Dolly on her would-be anniversary trip to Antigua and the two women drink and dance and talk like they haven’t in years. But in the break from real life, Rae realises her choices have always been made for her, and suddenly she’s questioning not only her fragile marriage but also her one-sided friendships. Is she really the pushover everyone else sees?

When Howard comes looking for reconciliation, Rae has a choice to make: keep the peace, as she always has, or put herself first for once and find out who she really is.


MOMO’s REVIEW                   

Amanda Prowse takes her readers on a rollercoaster journey of emotions with wonderfully crafted characters.

As always with this author you should have the tissues handy – you will need them!  

It is a beautiful story which holds the reader captive from the first few pages due to Amanda’s way of writing that makes you really feel deeply for the characters. 

This is a book that gives the message that we should be the person that we want to be, to try to live the life we want for ourselves, and not for anyone else.

Beautiful and heartfelt book. Thank you Amanda.

Thank you to NetGalley, Lake Union Publishing and Amanda Prowse for the opportunity to read and review this book.  I have also puchased a copy of the kindle book following publication date!


  • TITLE: The Girl in the Corner
  • AUTHOR: Amanda Prowse
  • PUBLICATION DATE:  11 December 2018
  • FORMAT: ebook
  • LENGTH: 318 pages


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Amanda Prowse likens her own life story to those she writes about in her books.

After self-publishing her debut novel, Poppy Day, in 2011, she has gone on to author twenty novels and six novellas. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages and she regularly tops bestseller charts all over the world.

Remaining true to her ethos, Amanda writes stories of ordinary women and their families who find their strength, courage and love tested in ways they never imagined.

The most prolific female contemporary-fiction writer in the UK, with a legion of loyal readers, she goes from strength to strength. Being crowned ‘queen of domestic drama’ by the Daily Mail was one of her finest moments.

Amanda is a regular contributor on TV and radio but her first love is, and will always be, writing.

You can find Amanda Prowse online at, on Twitter @MrsAmandaProwse, and on Facebook at



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