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A literary psychological suspense thriller for fans of Apple Tree Yard, this novel promises to be as big as Lullaby
Taut, absorbing and psychologically astute, in A Good Enough Mother Bev Thomas combines all the tension of a thriller with the emotional resonance of a powerful family drama. (Paula Hawkins, bestselling author of The Girl on the Train)
A Good Enough Mother' packs an emotional punch and is a gripping, original read. It is a novel full of loss and longing and the complexities of human relationships. (Kate Hamer)
A Good Enough Mother is gorgeously written: It's both a riveting account of what goes on behind the scenes at your therapist's office and a dark meditation on motherhood, marriage and grief. I couldn't put it down. (Lisa Gabriele, author of The Winters)
A beautiful, compelling book about the hopes and terrors of motherhood. You'll stay up reading way too late, desperate to find out what happens next . . . and even when you manage to put the book down, Ruth's story will haunt you. (Gin Phillips, author of Fierce Kingdom)
Thomas, herself a former clinical psychologist with Britain's National Health Service, hooks the reader with Ruth's unblinking dual narratives... Thomas melds astute psychological insight with powerful storytelling in this moving thriller. (Publishers Weekly,starred review)
The most dangerous lies are the ones we tell ourselves.
Dr Ruth Hartland rises to difficult tasks. She is the director of a highly respected trauma therapy unit. She is confident, capable and excellent at her job. Today she is preoccupied by her son Tom's disappearance.
So when a new patient arrives at the unit - a young man who looks shockingly like Tom - she is floored.
As a therapist, Ruth knows exactly what she should do in the best interests of her client, but as a mother she makes a very different choice - a decision that will have profound consequences.
A gripping and deeply intelligent psychological thriller for fans of Apple Tree Yard, A Good Enough Mother promises to be as big as Lullaby.