After 25 years of silence, the past catches up with journalist Pernille Sejer. Struggling to come to terms with her mother’s death, she receives a letter from her father that sets in motion a series of revelations about the events leading up to it. As old secrets are uncovered, Pernille is forced to confront not only what happened back then but also how it has shaped her life and relationships since. With each piece of the puzzle falling into place, she comes closer to understanding why guilt was such a powerful force in their family—and whether some things may be better left buried… The Unfinished Tale of you and me is an emotionally charged family drama that explores the effects.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for someone who likes family dramas, and suspense.
- The author has a beautiful way with words, pulling the reader into the story.
- The plot is intriguing and keeps you hooked until the end.
- It’s an emotional rollercoaster that makes you feel all sorts of intense emotions
- The book may be emotionally charged, but it is slow-paced
- Pernille seems to have a lot of survivor’s guilt which can be annoying she also has an unrealistic view that if she just finds out what happened everything will magically change
Learn more about the author
Inger Gammelgaard Madsen is a Danish author and journalist. After spending many years working in the Balkans as a war correspondent, she now lives with her family in Copenhagen. Burning Guilt is her first novel.
” Burning Guilt is a page-turner that had me captivated from the beginning. The story is at once heartbreaking and compelling, with characters I rooted for until the very end.”
“Inger Madsen’s novel is a beautifully written and powerful exploration of family relationships and the lasting effects of unresolved guilt. I was quickly drawn into Pernille’s story and found myself eagerly turning the pages to discover what happened years ago that had such a profound impact on her life. This is an accomplished debut from an author who has mastered the art of storytelling.”
“Inger Gammelgaard Madsen has written a gripping tale of family secrets and guilt. Burning Guilt is an emotionally charged family drama that explores the effects of buried traumas on subsequent generations. The author brings her characters to life with their complicated emotions and motivations driving them forward. This novel is sure to keep readers captivated until the very end.”
“An emotionally charged family drama that explores the effects of guilt on relationships. Well written and suspenseful, Burning Guilt is a page-turner that kept me engaged until the very end.”