The Camera Never Lies, by David Rawling. Daniel Whiteley is a marriage counselor and a bestselling author. Unaware his own marriage is in trouble and his daughter is becoming distant. He inherits his grandfather old camera which has an inscription on the bottom, ” no matter what you thin you might see, the camera never lies.” Daniel begin to use the camera and when he develops the photo realize that they can reveal secrets that can destroy both his marriage and career as a marriage counselor. Daniel is left with the choice to hide his secrets or to be open about them. Either choice has consequence that he will have to deal with.
Honestly, reading the book, I felt like I was reading an actual epiosode from the twilight zone. The message about secrets am sure we can all relate and have struggle with them whether it be relationships or something else.
Swimming Lesson by Claire Fuller is one of those books I am going to have to re-read again. Not that I didn’t understand just felt like I might be missing something that I didn’t get when I first read it. Reading it was interesting. A young women Ingrid Coleman write and leave letters to her husband about how she really felt about their marriage. She never give the letters to her husband Gil, but leaves them into between books. Ingrid leaves her husband and her two children Nan and Flora after writing her last letter.
Several years later, Gil now old and his two daughter grown up thinks he see his wife at a bookshop. The event at the bookshop leave Gil in bed with his two daughter watching their fragile father. Looking after their father the history of their parents marriage resurfaces. Nan and Flora facing their own hidden lock-up emotions about what happened to their mother.
Great book if you are into family drama and about marriage.