“ I wake feverish. The skylight above me pulses with rain, and I spider my fingers across the sheets, remembering I’m alone. I close my eyes and find my way back to sleep, until I’m woken again, engulfed by a deep, sudden pain. I’ve been waking with a sick feeling every morning since he left, bu I know that away this is different.
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy (2018, Harper Collins Publishers)
This book centres on a story that is every young mother’s nightmare – the kidnapping of her child. This was an intense read with some unexpected twists.
Would you keep reading?
© Colline Kook-Chun, 2019
(This post is linked to It’s Not Hoarding If It’s Books and her One Line Friday challenge.)