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Before She Was Mine by Kate Long
  

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A warm, witty story of a very modern family in crisis from the bestselling author of The Bad Mother's Handbook.

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Synopsis

Before She Was Mine by Kate Long

Freya is torn between her two mothers. Liv, her adoptive mother who nurtured and raised her, is earthy, no-nonsense. The total opposite to Melody: with her vibrant, explosive personality and extensive, brightly coloured wardrobe, Freya's birth mother is still apt to find herself thrown out of Top Shop for bad behaviour. Hard as it has been for Freya to try to reconcile her two families, it has been harder for her mothers. Proud of her mature and sensible adoptive daughter, Liv fears Melody's restless influence. Meanwhile, forced to give up her baby when she was just a teenager herself, Melody now craves Freya's love and acceptance - but only really knows how to have fun. Then tragedy strikes, and the bonds of love that tie these three women together will be tested to the max. Can they finally let go of the past, and pull together in order to withstand the toughest challenge life could throw them?

About the Author

Kate Long

A former teacher, Kate Long born in 1964 grew up in Blackrod, Lancashire. She wrote her first novel, The Bad Mother's Handbook, after her children had gone to bed and "if there was nothing good on the telly." She currently lives with her husband and two young children in the small village in Shropshire.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2012

Author

Kate Long

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Author's Website

www.katelongbooks.com/
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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847398963

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