My Darling Daughter (Paperback)
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My Darling Daughter (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages
Published: 19/01/2023
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Waterstones Says

The author of The Girl Before delivers a psychological rollercoaster ride as an adopted child contacts her birth parents with a disturbing story.

The child you never knew knows all your secrets...

Out of the blue, Susie Jukes is contacted on social media by Anna, the girl she gave up for adoption fifteen years ago.

But when they meet, Anna's home life sounds distinctly strange to Susie and her husband Gabe. And when Anna's adoptive parents seem to overreact to the fact she contacted them at all, Susie becomes convinced that Anna needs her help.

But is Anna's own behaviour simply what you'd expect from someone recovering from a traumatic childhood? Or are there other secrets at play here - secrets Susie has also been hiding for the last fifteen years?

Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9781529423327
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Thrilling from beginning to end - I couldn't turn the pages fast enough - Claire Douglas

Excellent . . . Domestic noir in all its darkest shades - Cara Hunter

Clever plot twists and fully drawn but unreliable characters make for an absorbing and fast-paced read - Karin Slaughter

A twisty, electrifying read - Woman's Own

Delaney's tightly controlled prose style lends itself to expert tension-building - Daily Mail

A well-researched and sensitive account of the most painful kind of parenthood - Literary Review

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“A gripping thriller”

Absolutely brilliant! I love the books by JP Delaney and this is one of the best. It had me gripped from the first page right to the last. The story evoked many emotions as I read - happiness, sadness, anger along... More

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“Compulsive Page Turner”

My Darling Daughter by JP Delaney
I give this book 4.25 stars
A well told sinister domestic thriller tackling adoption and exploring several other deep subject matters. Each short chapter is told from either... More

Hardback edition
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“Gripping”

A gripping tale that reinforces the saying Be careful what you wish for. Although Susie was overwhelmed to get Sky - the baby she had adopted 15 years ago- back in her life, things soon get very complicated. Very... More

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