The following is my honest, unbiased review of The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford.
What initially attracted me to The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford was the title of the novel followed by the plot summary... I'm an Agatha Christie fan, so when I discovered that she is a character in this novel and that she rides the Orient Express to the Middle East, I was hooked and wanted to read The Woman on the Orient Express!! I also liked the cover design for The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford.
The Woman on the Orient Express is the first novel I've read by Lindsay Jayne Ashford and I enjoyed her writing style and storytelling. The characters in The Woman on the Orient Express are well developed and ones you want to know more about as you continue to read this novel. There's bit of a mystery in The Woman on the Orient Express, actually a few mysteries, and this keeps you wanting to read the novel through to the end. The only minor complaint is that I thought The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford was a tad slow in parts... Otherwise, I felt it was a really good read.
The following is a plot summary for The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford from Amazon:
Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise. But unlike her famous detective Hercule Poirot, she can’t neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey.
Agatha isn’t the only passenger on board with secrets. Her cabin mate Katharine Keeling’s first marriage ended in tragedy, propelling her toward a second relationship mired in deceit. Nancy Nelson—newly married but carrying another man’s child—is desperate to conceal the pregnancy and teeters on the brink of utter despair. Each woman hides her past from the others, ferociously guarding her secrets. But as the train bound for the Middle East speeds down the track, the parallel courses of their lives shift to intersect—with lasting repercussions.
Filled with evocative imagery, suspense, and emotional complexity, The Woman on the Orient Express explores the bonds of sisterhood forged by shared pain and the power of secrets.I'm giving The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford a rating of 4 stars out of 5 stars.
Until my next post, happy reading!