Welcome to my blog tour stop for A Degree of Uncertainty by Nicola K Smith. Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot on this tour! Check out my review and let me know what you think in the comments. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!
A Cornish town is slowly fracturing under the weight of its growing university…
Prominent businessman, Harry Manchester will not stand by and see his beloved hometown turned into a student ghetto — and many residents and students are relying on him.
But Harry’s stance sets him on a collision course with Dawn Goldberg, formidable Vice Chancellor of Poltowan University, who is set on doubling its size and cementing her career legacy.
As Harry’s marriage falls apart, his business comes under threat, and fellow traders accuse him of halting progress, Dawn is battling her own demons, not least the need to live up to her late father’s expectations and erase the memory of his tragic death.
There can only be one victor in this battle for the soul of a close-knit community…
A Degree of Uncertainty is a wonderful read by Nicola K. Smith. I love her writing style. Her beautiful descriptions made me feel like I was in the Cornish village. It is an interesting premise and commentary on what happens when people go through major changes.
The characters are fantastic. It is interesting to watch Harry Manchester and Dawn Goldberg clash with their ideas. This is a very character driven story, which is my personal favorite.
I found A Degree of Uncertainty realistic and entertaining. I really enjoyed the characters and the beautiful writing. I would definitely recommend this book.
*I received a free copy of this book as part of a blog tour with Rachel’s Random Resources. All opinions are my own and unbiased.*
Nicola K Smith is a freelance journalist contributing to a number of titles including the The Times, Guardian.co.uk, BBC.co.uk, BBC Countryfile and Sainsbury’s Magazine. She lives in Falmouth, Cornwall, a town which inspired A Degree of Uncertainty, although it is set in the fictional Cornish town of Poltowan.
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