Her First Child: A totally gripping and unputdownable psychological thriller

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6 reviews

About this ebook

A perfect mother. A loving daughter. A secret that could destroy them both.

When I walk into my small family home after a long day at work, I find my mother in the living room, playing happily with my precious baby son, and my heart begins to race.


I’ve imagined this moment a thousand times. Who wouldn’t want their mother to meet their first grandchild? But I haven’t seen my mother for years, and there’s a good reason…


My son’s laughter and my husband’s tired eyes convince me to let her stay – give her another chance – and soon I start to soften. She’s so good with my little boy, and we appreciate the extra pair of hands.


But then one terrible night, I have to make a call no mother wants to make. As I clutch my boy going limp in my arms, waiting for the ambulance, I have to ask if I was wrong to trust my mother, or if I’ve misunderstood everything entirely…

Fans of The Girl on the Train, Gone Girl and The Wife, will absolutely love this gripping and addictive thriller. Her First Child will have you hooked from the very first page!


What readers are saying about Her First Child:

WOW, WOW and once again WOW!Crackin’Utterly gripping… Will keep you flipping the pages at a pace… I felt I was right there with every situation, fully immersed in the drama. I loved this book5 stars just doesn't do it justice. BRILLIANT!@nikiprestonbookrevewer, 5 stars


Ohhhhh I loved this. It genuinely kept me on edge and certainly kept me guessing… Seriously, get in your cosy chair, hot drink, get those feet up and read this book!!’ @bookstagramshaz, 5 stars


‘Had me on the edge of my seat. I couldn’t flip through the pages fast enough to find out what happened… Nearly gave me a heart attack.’ Blue Moon Blogger, 5 stars


Page-turning… Exceptionally exciting… Suspense, intrigue and twists and turns that had me gripped and unable to stop reading.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars


‘I finished it in less than 24 hours.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


‘I could not read this book fast enough because I just had to find out what was going to happen… I loved it!!! Tons of twists and thrills all the way up until the very last page.’ Domestic Thriller Readers Book Club, 5 stars


Mind-blowing… Packed with twists and turns… Gripping and unputdownable… Will keep you up all night.’ Tropical Girl Reads, 5 stars


Addictivetwists and turns galore… one I couldn’t put downBrilliant.’ @rubie_reads, 5 stars


Will have you flying through the pages to reach a jaw-dropping conclusion.’ Goodreads reviewer


The best book I’ve read in a long while. I could not recommend this one highly enough.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


I devoured thisWow what a ride!! So many twists and turns… Draws you in ‘til the very last word.’ Goodreads reviewer

Ratings and reviews

6 reviews
December 8, 2022
I loved this twisty story! This book had my heart humming and my mind working hard. Eve being a new mum had all those new parent anxieties and I felt my own anxiety heightening when Lydia turned up. There were so many tense moments as you can imagine, especially with there being a baby involved. I enjoyed how the past entwined with the present and my opinions on what was happening changed with every chapter. The Lydia chapters were most insightful and the domestic abuse theme was tackled b
Melanie Lodge
January 13, 2023
was so glad I persevered at the first few chapters, took a while to catch my attention........was well worth it in the end though. Gripping story x
January 7, 2023
Skipped pages. repetative and one of my least favourite books. Expected a much better read.

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