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A Proper Mother

by Isobel Shirlaw

An eerie, compelling psychological thriller of the crumbling of a mother's life

She closed her eyes, knowing that the moment he had a name, she would be unable to pretend any longer that this child was not her son.

Ever since an ominous palm-reading on her honeymoon, Frankie has suspected that her youngest son, Michael, is different. From an early age he sees things no one else can. As he grows up - academically gifted, a musical prodigy and with an unshakeable religious faith - his mother can no longer deny there is something strange about him, or that it frightens her.

It is only when Frankie learns Michael is sliding into drugs and violence that she realises she can no longer ignore the past. But by confronting her destructive marriage and her own responsibility for all that has gone wrong, she begins to see there is something darker at play.

320 pages.

ISBN: 9780861546985

€ 21.25 

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Date of Publication: 20/06/2024

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