Loving Mothers

Miranda Smith

Our whole neighborhood is desperately searching for sixteen-year-old Shelby: my own daughter’s best friend. But I know my daughter is lying about the night Shelby disappeared. And a mother will do anything to protect her child…

Hickory Hills is the perfect place to raise a family. Everyone knows everyone. Sometimes, that’s a bad thing.

The morning after the Halloween party, the word spreads from house to house, each resident gasping at the news, each mother holding their child tighter. Shelby has gone missing.

My daughter should be distraught, but she’s claiming they weren’t even friends anymore. When I go to talk to her, I hear her giggling on the phone with Shelby’s boyfriend.

And then I find her Halloween costume, stuffed into a bag in her closet, covered in blood.

I will do anything to protect my daughter. I will turn this community upside down. I will blame someone else’s child if I have to.

After all, I have secrets of my own…

A totally gripping psychological suspense about the dark secrets that lie behind perfect families, and how far mothers will go for their children. If you love Claire Douglas, Ruth Ware or Karin Slaughter, Loving Mothers will have you glued to the pages till the final jaw-dropping twist.

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