A great review from Rebecca at Bibliogal. Thank you!
Just finished this little gem of a book by Kellie Wallace. Her Sweetest Downfall, centers on Viola, an obedient wife and daughter caught up in a terrible marriage and World War II. Viola wants to please everyone in her life. Her mother judges her and keeps her on a tight leash, her husband bullies her (believe me, you’ll want to punch him in the throat before you finish the first chapter), and to top it all off there’s this issue with the Germans bombing the crap out of her hometown (London). For Viola, life is nothing but drudgery. She works in her mother’s dress shop and is a slave to her husbands whims. All that changes one fateful day at the market.
She meets Kristoff while out getting supplies at the grocers and the chemistry is instant. He’s handsome and kind and he happens to help her to…
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