A Mother's Goodbye: A gripping emotional page-turner about adoption and a mother's love

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Heart-wrenching and captivating… as good as anything Jodi Picoult and Diane Chamberlain have ever written… gripping, engrossing and compellingBookish Jottings

“My arms ache with the need to reach and hold my precious child, and then to never let go. But I can’t. I know I can’t.”


Heather is devastated. There’s no way she can keep her baby. She can barely pay the bills as it is. But when she meets Grace, a wealthy, single career woman, who wants a baby more than anything, Heather believes she has found the perfect adoptive mother.


As Grace and Heather’s lives become entwined, they are tested to breaking point, though neither can deny the other’s love for the child. But just when they think they are learning how to live with each other, they receive devastating news that turns their fragile world upside down.

Will either mother know what is the right thing to do for the child they both love?

An absolutely gripping, emotional drama with a tear-jerking twist. If you love Jodi Picoult, Kelly Rimmer or Diane Chamberlain, this will warm your heart, make you cry, and stay with you forever.


What readers are saying about A Mother’s Goodbye:

Wow oh wowA powerful and emotional read that touched my heart… mesmerising… powerful and gut-wrenching.” Dash Fan Book Reviews, 5 stars


“I absolutely loved every minute… such a heart-breaking read… I highly recommend it.” Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

Oh. My Gosh. This story tugs at so many heartstrings, it makes you cry, it makes you FEEL. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars


“I cannot recommend this book enough to you all!… This story 100% got me in the feels….it was an emotional rollercoaster and a superb riveting read.” Writing from the Heart, 5 stars


Oh my gosh! This book is sad, thrilling, gripping and completely pulls on your heart strings… Full of heartache, tough decisions, dilemmas, drama and struggles of everyday life… In two words, simply amazing!Books on the Bookshelf, 5 stars


“This book was a heart wrenchingly aching tale of motherly love, loss and loyalty. It's like no other!... So so sad. But so beautiful!” Two Girls and a Book Obsession, 5 stars


Wow! This book pulled at my heartstrings from first page to lastAudio Killed the Bookmark, 5 stars


I cannot believe how much this book touched me. It got to one point where I had to stop reading because my chest hurt so bad from emotion and the tears were flowing… I would give this more than 5 stars if I could” Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars


“Oh wow… Such a beautiful, heartfelt and emotional storyThis story has literally broken my heart into tiny little pieces at every emotional and heart breaking turn.Welcome to Mixing Reality with Fiction, 5 stars


“A heartbreaking story… that is beautifully and emotionally written Absolutely heart wrenching and devastating.” Sinfully Wicked Books, 5 stars


“This is an absolutely stunning novelincredibly movingpowerful, honest and an excellent, unmissable read.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


A powerful story of love and heartbreak. I read this book with tears streaming down my face... Real, visceral and so emotional The gut-wrenching decisions that had to be made were so realistic and so poignant. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


“A riveting story… [It] was already pulling at my heartstrings, but then there was a twist, one so tragic, that I read much of the story with a lump in my throat.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


One of the best books I've read.” Goodreads reviewer

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19 reviews
A Google user
June 13, 2018
This is such an emotional book. You immediately feel for both of the main characters who have already gone through so much in their lives. It's not an easy book to read - there is a lot of sadness and grief, but coupled with that there is also lots of love and warmth. A heartwarming and fulfilling book, but it does have some topics that may upset some people. I would definitely recommend this book though and would be great for a summer read.
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Ronnie Fuld
May 11, 2020
What a heart wrenching book! I loved it but cried my way through and couldn't put it down . You felt the pain the characters were feeling and it was beautifully written. First time reading Kate Hewitt's books. Won't be the last that's for sure!
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Cindy Rutherford
May 2, 2020
Wow, so very emotional and touching. I had to go outside after I finished this just to try to return to normal. Very good book, all the characters are real and likable, even with thrir problems.
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