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Crying Shame

A mother and daughter struggle with their pasts

By Rosie Goodwin

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

After a childhood of misery and a life built on lies, can you ever find peace?

Claire Nightingale is haunted by the memory of childhood abuse and the painful choices she was forced to make. Longing to find peace, she knows she must first confront her demons.

Moving to Solihull with her adopted daughter Nikki, she tries to make amends with the family she left behind. But Claire is not the only one hurting: Nikki is scarred by her own abusive past, and their relationship, once loving, becomes fraught with tension and resentment. Struggling to come to terms with their pain, it is not long before ghosts from the past bring a new threat that jeopardises the possibility of any future happiness...

A heartbreaking tale of abuse, courage and, above all, the redemptive power of love.

Biographical Notes

Rosie Goodwin has worked in social services for many years. She has three children, and lives in Nuneaton with her husband, Trevor, and their three dogs.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780755342242
  • Publication date: 27 Nov 2008
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Headline
'A touching and powerful new novel from a wonderful writer' — Bookseller
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