Helpful Score: 1
I really wasn't sure I would like this book by the way it started, (I am not usually interested in stories about "rich" people),but it quickly became interesting. I ended up having very strong opinions of all the characters in the story. Although, at first, I really did not care for the main character, Madeline, she grew into a kind person with standards and morals. Her husband, Ellis, on the other hand became more and more horrible until I completely despised him. I found the side characters every bit as interesting as the main characters and all in all I truly enjoyed the book. I believe the setting, Scotland during the war, added depth to the story but did not distract. I would highly recommend this book and look forward to reading more from Sara Gruen.