Between a Mother and her Child

Elizabeth Noble

The Number One bestselling author of The Reading Group will capture your heart with this heartrending yet magical exploration of love, loss and family

*A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick*

For Maggie and Bill it was love at first sight . . .

One impulsive wedding later and with the arrival of three perfect children, Jake, Aly and Stan, the Barrett family seem to have it all. Until the day their world stops turning.

When Jake dies suddenly, they're swept away on a tide of grief that fractures Maggie and Bill's marriage. She and the children are left clinging to the wreckage of their family. And they need help, because in her grief Maggie is in danger of losing Aly and Stan too.

Enter Kate, housekeeper, companion and shoulder to cry on. She's here to pick up the pieces and fix what isn't completely broken. But can Maggie trust Kate? And why is Kate so keen to help?

When Bill falls for another woman, Maggie realizes she will have to fight to put her family back together - but will they still want her?

'A moving story about love, loss and family ties' Good Housekeeping

'Poignant and realistic, you could be teary-eyed by the end' OK

'A great writer. You'll be rooting for Noble's protagonists as soon as you meet them' Daily Mail

**Elizabeth Noble's gloriously uplifting new novel, Letters to Iris, is out now!**

  • Penguin
  • Published 16th February 2012
  • 512 Pages
  • £7.99