THE EAGERLY AWAITED, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND MOVING SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER FROM NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAWN FRENCH’I absolutely loved Because of You. Fantastic, passionate, compassionate, so much wisdom, a lot of humour, very real and credible’ BERNARDINE EVARISTO, Booker Prize-winning author of Girl, Woman, Other’Gorgeous . .
. wise and full of love’ MARIAN KEYES__________ Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . .
. midnight. The old millennium turns into the new.
In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters. Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl. Anna leaves with empty arms.
Seventeen years later, the gods who keep watch over broken-hearted mothers wreak mighty revenge, and the truth starts rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all. The power of mother-love will be tested to its limits. Perhaps beyond .
. . Because of You is the remarkably poignant story perfect for every Dawn French fan, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.
‘An extraordinary book – sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human’ JO BRAND’The final scenes are so perfectly executed they almost broke my heart. Because of You is a story to cherish’ Sunday Express’French manages to pick your heart up with the nib of her pen and slowly pull it apart, heart-wrenchingly, page by page . .
. A true writing talent’ My Weekly’Dawn French is a wonderful writer’ Daily Mail’Moving . .
. French’s best yet’ Good Housekeeping’Dawn tackles the big ones – love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood – head on’ Guardian’Beautifully observed’ The Times READERS LOVE BECAUSE OF YOU:’Dawn had me laughing, crying . .
. I loved every word’ 5***** Reader Review’Breathtakingly beautiful with one hell of an ending’ 5***** Reader Review’Heart-breaking but so beautiful’ 5***** Reader Review’Fantastic story, fantastic characters – I want to read it all over again’ 5***** Reader Review’Have your tissues ready when you read this one’ 5***** Reader Review