Book Review: The Marsh King’s Daughter, by Karen Dionne

Check out this review of the book, The Marsh King’s Daughter, by Karen Dionne, as featured on the Little Bookness Lane blog

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Publisher:  Little, Brown Book Group UK – Sphere

Publication date:  13th June 2017 (Kindle) | 29th June 2017 (Hardback)


the-marsh-kings-daughter-by-karen-dionneThe Marsh King’s Daughter is a thoroughly engaging read. The pursuit of an escaped prisoner with a history of delirious intention is pretty suspenseful stuff, even more so when you place a family of innocents in his path.

Without a doubt this is Helena’s story, which she narrates candidly and without sensation – when the truth is as newsworthy as this there is no need for embellishment. The static emotion of her voice begged me to settle down to listen as she calmly recounts events of her life, including her parents’ surreal relationship, where her father kidnapped her mother and Helena was the result of that forced union.

To Helena her former life of twelve years was unremarkable as it was the only life she knew. The only remnants of…

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