A Good Mother: A gripping psychological thriller with a heart-pounding twist

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4.0
10 reviews
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350
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I see my son’s scooter lying in the undergrowth. Time stands still. Where is he? Deafened by my own heartbeat, I keep looking but I can’t see him. This is all my fault. My punishment for the things I did, and the things I should have done. 

 

All I ever wanted was to keep my son safe. I married the perfect husband, built the perfect home. I’ve tried to give Finn the life I never had.

 

Everything was going so well. Until now. 

 

It’s just small things at first – a punctured tyre, an open gate that I'm sure I locked. But then I see the photograph of two young girls, and a night I’ve tried to forget.

 

I know I have to stop pretending that nothing is happening. I can’t escape the truth.

 

Someone knows my secret. But what do they want from me?

 

A gripping and suspenseful thriller with a jaw-dropping twist, fans of Friend Request, The Wife Between Us and The Girl on the Train won’t be able to put this down.

 

What readers are saying about A Good Mother:

 

PHENOMENAL book!!!!!… I was so anxiety ridden from 50% on until the end… Sooooo many twists and turns.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Wow I loved this book… Fantastic… Exceptional twists and turns… I could not put it downI stayed up into the early hours to finish it.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

 

‘Literally hooks you from the get go… Fantastic… Kept me turning the pages… Truly brilliant… LOVED IT! LOVED IT! LOVED IT!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


WOW!!! What an unexpected ending!!!!… Fantastic page turning psychological thriller!!!!… I was kept on the edge of my seat and biting my nails while my heart was in my throat… Explosive twists… I LOVED it Bookworm86, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

 

‘OMGTornado type twistsWow If you are looking for a heart-pounding read… this is it! 5 stars!’ Two Girls and a Book Obsession, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Brilliantly twistyKept me up way past bedtime because I was so absorbedAbsolutely worth losing sleep!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Holy Moly this book is flipping awesome… Finished this in two sittings it was that good… Literally had me holding my breath.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


My heart was in my throat through the whole book!… You hold your breath to see what will happen next… A heck of a ride.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Wow!Gut wrenching and packed a punch from start to finish…I just could not put it down… You will not get anything done until you have reached the end… Page-turning, suspenseful, amazing’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


I loved, loved, loved this book so much. I will shout this to the moon and back… I couldn’t wait for moreIt was like an addiction I couldn’t break and I loved every minute of it… So many twists and turns that I thought my head was going to explode.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


I couldn’t stop reading this!Left me holding my breath!@lindzanne1_bookworm, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

4.0
10 reviews
Shellbee H
May 26, 2021
Imagine your fishing and your hook get's stuck in a really tough fish and it just doesn't want to let it go, that's what happens when you start reading this brilliant, twist filled psychological thriller, it literally hooks you from the get go. The characters all work together well and I was thinking some really cruel thoughts when I got to know Ian, Nikki's husband who is a complete bullying excuse for a man by the way. Nikki and Donna both have really troubled childhoods and they go through some tough times, but fortunately Nikki comes out on top and I was really rooting for her and little Finn who I thought was adorable. The plot was fantastic and the twists definitely have the shock factor, which I love and they kept me turning the pages. It's a truly brilliant work of fiction and I can't wait to see what Sam writes next because this book is by far her best. LOVED IT! LOVED IT! LOVED IT!.
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Kirsty Whitlock
May 28, 2021
BLOG TOUR REVIEW Review for 'The Good Mother' by Sam Hepburn. Read and reviewed via NetGalley for Sam Hepburn, Bookouture publishers and Bookouture anonymous Publication date 26th May 2021. This is the second book I have read by this author. I have previously read her previous book 'Gone Before' which I would highly recommend. I was originally drawn to this book by its gorgeous eye catching cover and its intriguing synopsis and title. The synopsis stated 'A gripping and suspenseful thriller with a jaw-dropping twist, fans of Friend Request, The Wife Between Us and The Girl on the Train won’t be able to put this down.' . I am a huge fan of 'The Girl On The Train' so am looking forward to seeing if this lives up to this statement. I am also a huge fan of Sam and if this is half as good as 'Gone Before' it is sure to be a great read. I must admit I was also biased due to the publisher being Bookouture. I have yet to read a book published by Bookouture that I haven't enjoyed. Hop
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A Google user
May 28, 2021
My Review: Fantastic, awesome, and great are just some of the words that I would use to describe this book. This author had me hooked with the very first word. I absolutely loved it and can’t wait to read more by her. This was my very first book by this author and what a wonderful job she did writing this book. I want to start off by saying that I loved, loved, loved this book so much. I will shout this to to the moon and back. I can’t believe I waited this long to read this authors books. I will definitely be reading more of her books in the future. From start to finish I was so captivated by the story. I couldn’t wait for more as I turned each page. As the book progressed each chapter left you off craving more and more. It was like an addiction I couldn’t break and I loved every minute of it. I have to say though my favorite part of the book was the ending. It had so many twists and turns that I thought my head was going to explode. It was a total mind bender. This story will definitely stay with you for a long time. Kudos to Sam Hepburn. Between the plot, characters and all the twists in this book it made it an easy and fast read. I would definitely recommend it and happily give it 5 Hearts❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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