A distraught father is prevented from comforting his little boy. A baby’s life is put in danger by a well-meaning but offbeat couple. Two mothers fight each other for the love of their son. A couple’s desperation for a child leads to a chain of unpredictable events …
Robin Barker’s fascination with families over the last six decades – their hopes and disappointments, loves and deceits – is superbly captured in ten acutely observed stories of anguish and triumph.
Praise for Close to Home by Robin Barker
‘Fresh, bold stories that stay in the reader’s mind long after they’ve ended.’ Debra Adelaide