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Only a mother

Erica Wright lives a quiet, lonely life in her two-bed end of terrace. Her front door hasn't been graffitied in more than a year, but that's soon about to change - her son, Craig, is being released from prison. 

Could believe him

Local journalist Luke Harding is determined to warn the public. As the person who covered the arrest and trial all those years ago, he knows the kind of predator Craig really is. 

Could bury the truth

When Luke's worst fears are realised after a woman is attacked days after Craig's release, he becomes obsessed with trying to prove that Craig was behind it. 

Could forgive what he has done.

Erica is worried, too - but how can a mother turn her back on her son? And how far will she go to protect him?

©2018 Elisabeth Carpenter (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group

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  • 03-01-19

Wonderful

Everything an audiobook should be. Fantastic narration, well fleshed out characters, suspense, thrilling twist, sadness, I could not have loved a better book. In fact, I'm surprised it's not new popular but I guess it wasn't hyped much.
I hope it gets the recognition it deserves.
Bravo Ms Carpenter!

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  • AudaciousMe
  • 21-02-21

Good story. I Will probably listen again

This author shines at making characters that are 3 dimensional and memorable. I can still tell you about the characters in 99 Red Balloons and I cared for them. Only a Mother has good characters, not as endearing