Already selected for the Literary Sofa’s Summer Reads Extra and described by Wendy Bough, founder of the Caledonia Novel Award, as ‘a captivating chiller which tackles head-on the emotive subject of surrogacy, and will stay with you long after the dark drama plays out’ this is not one to miss!
She gave away her children. Now she wants them back.
Charlotte Morgan knows how it feels to desperately want a baby. As a child, seeing her mum devastated by losing her longed-for babies, Charlotte wished another woman could give her mother what she so craved.
Now Charlotte’s a mum herself, and knowing how much love her daughter, Alice, brings into her life, she vows to help others achieve their dreams of becoming a parent.
When she meets Malcolm and Brenda on a surrogacy website, it seems she’s found the perfect couple. In their late forties, they have wealth and an enviable life, but there’s one thing missing – a child of their own.
When Charlotte falls pregnant with twins, the pair are overjoyed. And while Charlotte’s heart breaks as she hands them over, her reward is knowing how much happiness the two tiny babies are going to bring into their life.
But are Malcolm and Brenda all they seem? As secrets become unravelled, Charlotte is forced to face that she has given her children to virtual strangers. And when Malcolm and Brenda disappear without a trace, Charlotte is plunged into a frantic search for the babies she carried – before it’s too late…
A gripping psychological thriller with a heart stopping ending – readers of The Wife Between Us, Rachel Abbott and C.L Taylor will not want to put this down…
Praise for Someone Else’s Baby:
‘a story which hooked me from beginning to end…I couldn’t remember ever being so excited by a book.’ (5 stars) Netgalley reviewer
‘Tense, heart stopping and completely gripping – Ruby Speechley is one to watch.’ Angela Clarke, author of On My Life
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