Lasting A Lifetime
The Judas Tree by Amanda Jennings is a gripping contemporary psychological thriller that seeps into your very core.
It is tragic. It is heartbreaking. It is a powerful tale showing the affects of a traumatic childhood on adulthood. An event, so awful, it never leaves you. The timescale of a life is split into ‘before’ and ‘now’. There will never be an ‘after’.
A chance meeting as adults opens up terrible wounds as two characters find themselves returning to the scenes from childhood, in their heads. Others who were there have moved on.
We witness a marriage trying to recover from a miscarriage. The cracks in the relationship go far deeper.
A young man, mixed up as a child by a distant father and a boys boarding school, still believes the lies he was told that he is no good and not worthy of any good things in life. The voices from his childhood, echo in his mind, tormenting the adult he became.Continue reading