Tuesday, December 27, 2022

A Child of Her Own by Vanessa Carnevale


Isla and Ben are devoted parents to their beloved daughter, Reese. She is their little miracle, the child they thought they’d never have until donors made her existence possible. But Isla has never told Reese about her biological parents. She wants to be honest with her daughter, but can she bear to open up old wounds?

Then Isla receives a call from Lucy, once her closest friend, and it seems she may need to make a decision sooner than she thought. They haven’t spoken in almost ten years, but Lucy has devastating news: she has lost her beloved husband Nate, just after they decided they wanted to become parents after all.

Heartbroken for her friend, Isla welcomes Lucy back into her life. But then Lucy comes to Isla with a request that changes everything. If Lucy gets what she wants, Isla’s perfect family could be destroyed. But would she deny the woman who helped her become a mother the chance for her own happiness?

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Vanessa Carnevale is an Australian author of women’s fiction. She is also the host of Your Beautiful Writing Life retreats held in Tuscany and Australia.

Vanessa loves to travel, and spent several years living in Florence, Italy, a place she considers her second home. She lives in Australia with her husband and two children.

Her novels have been translated into German, Slovenian, Estonian and Hungarian. Vanessa’s fourth novel, A CHILD OF MY OWN was published by Bookouture in March 2021.

You can connect with Vanessa on Instagram and Facebook or via her website: www.vanessacarnevale.com

My Thoughts...
Ready for an emotional read? You are going to have to grab a copy of this one. I was a mess reading this one. But all books have an ending, and you might enjoy this one.
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