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A Good Enough Mother

Narrated by: Rebecca Lacey
Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
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Summary

Ruth Hartland is the director of a trauma unit, a psychotherapist with years of experience, wise and respected by her peers. But professional skill is no guard against private grief. 

The mother of grown twins, she is haunted by the fact that her beautiful, difficult, fragile son Tom, a boy who never 'fit in', disappeared a year and a half earlier. She cannot give up hope of finding him but feels she is living a kind of half life, waiting for him to return. 

Enter a new patient, Dan, who looks exactly like her missing son. She is determined to help him, but her own complicated feelings cloud her professional judgment. Boundaries she would never have crossed with another patient are crossed. And before long, events spiral out of control.... 

©2019 Bev Thomas (P)2019 W.F. Howes Ltd

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A must read!<br />

This book was engaging, emotional and thought provoking- couldn't wait to read on!
I loved it so much that now I'm sad that it's finished!

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Loved it. Gripping. Story moved at good pace. I have knowledge of therapy process and enjoyed the unfolding of characters.

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Great book

This book is brilliant. Feels like it’s a true story. Highlighting the importance of boundaries in psychotherapy.

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First Class

This debut novel had me gripped. As a therapist myself I had a keen interest from the start and so the book was not only entertaining but thought provoking on a professional level. I look forward to future novels! Let's hope there are some.

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brilliant

Could not put it down! Sharply observed psychological mystery which continues to surprise till the last page.