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Time Will Tell is book #2 in Fiona McCallum's Button Jar Series. After a reasonable story in book #1 I wanted to know what was going to happen to Emily...
Ultimately, this book was too repetitive (how many times did we have to be reminded about John, about Nathan, about Enid?). The plot twists were glaringly obvious, the subtle hints were as subtle as a sledge hammer.
I really started hating Emily in this one, her moodiness and stupidity were so bad I wanted to throttle her.
Add to that, the 'country bumpkin-ness' sign she places upon her head as soon as she left Wattle Creek, it almost made me want to puke.
Overall, this was very much a 'sequel'. Not a great deal of importance happens in this one, everything is internally focussed on Emily and her inability to make the right decisions, even the most basic ones.
Having said that, I still found the book easy to read - I read the whole thing in one day and at some point in the future I will probably buy the third book in the series just to see how it all pans out, but I'm not in any great rush.
The saving parts of this book were Grace (the Border Collie pup) and Jake, I also liked Simone's character too.
There were a number of small typos and grammar issues - but as this was an ARC they may have been picked up before publication.
**Note: I was provided a copy of this book from the Publisher in return for an honest review**