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The Weaning

by Hannah Vincent

The Weaning Synopsis

For childminder Bobbi, it's all about keeping your babies safe When professional couple Nikki and Rob uncover their childminder Bobbi's secret everything changes. Bobbi has a child-shaped hole in her life that her `silver fox' lover can't fill. Now she is seeking out children once more. Troubled young couple, Kim and Connor are battling with social services to keep their baby, Jade - but they needn't worry, Bobbi soon arrives to help solve all their problems.

The Weaning Press Reviews

An original, beautifully-written tale that lingers in the mind. * Sussex Life * Bloody brilliant - so sweet and so creepy. Read it now! -- Julia Crouch If you read only one book a year make it Hannah Vincent's The Weaning. I wondered whilst reading just where this story was taking me, then I arrived. -- Marion Horvath I read my copy on the train to London - in one hour and forty minutes and I hardly raised my head from the book, when I arrived I had just five pages left and was frantically turning the pages... incredible insight. -- Anne Cater Blown away by this book... I can't rave about this book enough!... gave me goosebumps... visceral... this book is more than just an expertly crafted story, it's more like an experience... without doubt a full on 5 star read. * Bookish Chat * A gripping page-turner. -- Paul McVeigh An original, surprising, beautifully crafted novel that stands out from the crowd... packs a powerful punch... pared down... enthralling... a great achievement. -- Anya Lipska This book is dark in the best possible way. Even if, as I did, the central tenet is guessed before it is revealed, tension is retained. The denouement packed an unexpected punch. I was momentarily felled. The writing flows, succinct and penetrating within a structure that perfectly balances compulsive engagement with storytelling. A stunning work that I read in one time forgotten sitting. Highly recommended. * neverimitate * The Weaning is a well written suspense novel focusing on loss, betrayal and mental health. It may be short however Hannah Vincent has carefully described events and characters to provide a page-turning story that does not disappoint. * Jera's Jamboree * A beautifully written, evocative and very dark story that explores issues that will resonate with the reader. Hannah Vincent is a talented observer; she sees life and people and relates them through her books with incredible insight. Fluent and powerful, I loved this book, just as I adored her first and hope that I don't have to wait quite so long for her next! * Random Things Through My Letterbox *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784631208
Publication date: 15th February 2018
Author: Hannah Vincent
Publisher: Salt Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Hannah Vincent

Hannah studied Drama & English at UEA and gained her MA in Creative & Critical Writing at Kingston University. Her first novel Alarm Girl is published by Myriad.

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