Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Origins of Iris by Beth Lewis

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is : The Origins of Iris by Beth Lewis:

theoriginsofAuthor of the critically-acclaimed debut The Wolf Road, Beth Lewis returns with her brand new novel The Origins of Iris where Wild meets Sliding Doors.

‘I opened my eyes and the woman wearing my face opened hers at the same time.’

Iris flees New York City, and her abusive wife Claude, for the Catskill Mountains. When she was a child, Iris and her father found solace in the beauty and wilderness of the forest; now, years later, Iris has returned for time and space to clear her head, and to come to terms with the mistakes that have led her here. But what Iris doesn’t expect in her journey of survival and self-discovery is to find herself – literally.

Trapped in a neglected cabin deep in the mountains, Iris is grudgingly forced to come face to face with a seemingly prettier, happier and better version of herself. Other Iris made different choices in life and love. But is she all she seems? Can she be trusted? What is she hiding?

As a storm encroaches, threatening both their lives, time is running out for them to discover why they have been brought together, and what it means for their futures.

An important, searing novel about one woman’s journey in fleeing an abusive relationship and confronting the secrets of her past

This is literally just published (about five days ago) – and I’d completely missed this so I’m very excited to find out it’s already out there on shelves.  Can’t wait to go buy a copy 😀


6 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Origins of Iris by Beth Lewis”

  1. Tammy

    This is completely new to me, but it sounds both good and weird! I hope you read it so I can hear what you think😁

    • @lynnsbooks

      Haha – I hope I get a chance to read it too. I loved Wolf Road.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Lexlingua

    That title alone fills me with foreboding! Though the cover seems to present a different theme? Interesting!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I know what you mean – the title does seem ominous doesn’t it. I guess I’ll find out how well the title and cover fit if I pick it up.
      Lynn 😀

  3. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    Oh my goodness, I loved The Wolf Road! I didn’t know about this one though, totally adding to to my watchlist!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I know, I don’t know how I missed this one. The Wolf Road ws so good.
      Lynn 😀

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