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A Mother's Confession

A Mother's Confession - Kelly Rimmer 2.5 Stars

While I found the story interesting and well written in places I had an issue with the bookcover which really irked me and that was the description on the front cover of the paperback edition as per spoiler below.

"A Mother's Confession: A heartbreaking story with a breathtaking twist

Is it really necessary to market a book in such an obvoious manner to readers by putting that scentance on the front cover. This for me this is pretty much a spoiler before I even begin the book as I am over questioning every action and detail and I would rather let the story flow without watching for the " Breathtaking twist" which really wasn't as breathtaking as promised if like me you had guessed it very early on in the novel so by end I was left a little disappointed.

"Your husband took his own life. Tell the truth and destroy what’s left of your family. Or keep a secret that will tear you apart. What would you do" An interesting premise and I probably would have loved this book but for the spoiler.

This is a book that will strike a cord with many people who have struggled with or know people who's lives are affected by the content of the story, it is easy to read a novel like this and think why? or how? or why didn't she/ he? but for the victims nothing is straightforward and this book does highlight those struggles. Some readers may find this a suspensful read but for me the suspense was spoiled quite early on.