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Tangled Lives By Hilary Boyd

Tangled Lives by Hilary Boyd

Condition - Very Good
$17.19
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Summary

A secret son, adopted at birth, returns after thirty years to cause havoc among his birth mother's family.

Tangled Lives Summary

Tangled Lives by Hilary Boyd

Lizzie Delancey is happily married, in her early 50s, with three grown children. But Lizzie guards a dark secret. At age 18 she had a baby boy, and gave him up for adoption. She still thinks of him every day. Then, out of the blue, she receives an official-looking letter from Kent Social Services. Her son, Daniel, wants to make contact. On one hand she is overjoyed - she longs to meet him. On the other, she has never told her children that they have another sibling. Tangled Lives follows the effect this revelation has on her family, as, with Daniel as the catalyst, a few small tears in the family fabric suddenly gape wide.

Tangled Lives Reviews

'a serious and mature read that puts the spotlight on the issues of family acceptance and loyalty ... engaging and interesting' Chicklitclub. * Chicklitclub *
'This well-observed tale of family life is told with warmth and sprinkled with a dash of humour' Candis. * Candis *
'Poignant, well observed and wonderfully written, this is a bit of a heart string-puller' Closer. * Closer *
'I was ripping through this book ... addictive' Evening Standard. * Evening Standard *
'At times, this is heartbreaking, yet is at heart a very human story about the complications arising from keeping secrets in family life' Image magazine. * Image magazine *
'a speedy, engrossing read' Take A Break. * Take A Break *
'This is a book which gets to the heart of what it means to be a mother as Annie tries to balance everyone's expectations' WI magazine. * WI magazine *

About Hilary Boyd

Hilary Boyd trained as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital, then as a marriage guidance counselor. After a degree in English Literature at London University in her thirties, she moved into health journalism, writing a Mind, Body, Spirit column for the Daily Express. She published six non-fiction books on health-related subjects before turning to fiction and writing a string of bestsellers, starting with Thursdays in the Park. Hilary is married to film director/producer Don Boyd and lives near Chichester, West Sussex.

Additional information

GOR004362309
9780857385185
0857385186
Tangled Lives by Hilary Boyd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Quercus Publishing
2012-08-30
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Tangled Lives