The Fathers, the sons and the anxious ghost.

The fathers,the sons and the anxious ghost was gifted to me in exchange for a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

Book: The fathers, the sons and the anxious ghost. 

Author: Jamie Adams 

Publication date: 30th July 2019 

Genre: Mystery 

Rating: 4 STARS 


Three guys in their thirties have something in common. Their children all go to the same school. One day a tragic event leads to them having to deal with a lurking aftermath which draws them into each other’s lives and causes them to rethink their attitudes to just about everything. The children tell the second part of this story, ten years after the initial events. The dust seems to have settled until one of them uncovers information that throws everything back into chaos. The third part… well that will have to wait.

My Review 

This was a really short and enjoyable novella. We follow the perspectives of three fathers for the first part of the book as their kids are going through primary school and let me tell you shit hits the fan. We then follow the perspective of the boys ten years later after everything happens and we see how the past has effected them and part three is a very short perspective of well you guessed it an anxious ghost! 

I really enjoyed seeing all of the perspectives and LOVED the characters within this story. I loved this novella and you MUST give this short book a try for a truly heartbreaking, heart filled and mysterious stories 

About the Author 

Jamie is a teacher who has studied a geography degree back in the nineties because of his love of nature and the outdoors. He found environmental education especially important and soon became a teacher for the primary-age group. Jamie enjoys reading and watching all kinds of theatre productions, from high dramas to lively musicals. His love of writing shines through in everything he does.

After writing a group of short stories linked to romance, which he published as ‘Short Dates’ independently, he decided to write a novella centred around topical issues such as mental health, parenting and relationships.

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