Grace (Paperback)

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Grace (Paperback)


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The gripping and heartbreaking second novel by the author of BA Book of the Month and LoveReading Debut of the Month Patience.

She gave you her baby. Now she wants her back.

When nineteen-year-old Michelle gets pregnant she's convinced she'll be a terrible mother. Having grown up in care, she cannot subject her child to the same fate. Instead, she puts her up for adoption.

Amelia has always dreamed of being a mum, but gave up hope after a devastating loss. When she's offered the chance to adopt baby Grace, it feels like all her dreams have come true.

But then Michelle decides she wants her daughter back, and it's up to the courts to decide. What is better for Grace – a mother's love, or a stable home?

Praise for Grace:

'Beautiful... Heart-wrenching. A wonderful gem of a book' Eve Ainsworth, author of Duckling

'Warm and real and heart-breaking all at the same time. I loved it' Clare Swatman

Victoria Scott has been a journalist for almost two decades, working for a wide variety of outlets including the BBC, Al Jazeera, Time Out, Doha News and the Telegraph, and she is also a Faber Academy graduate. She lives near London with her husband and two children, and works as a freelance journalist, media trainer and journalism tutor. Patience is her first novel.
Product Details ISBN: 9781800240933
Publisher: Aria
Publication Date: July 7th, 2022
Pages: 464
Language: English

“Sensitively written, with complex characters, the story covers hard-hitting themes as the reader is taken on an emotional rollercoaster ride with an ending that makes it all worthwhile!” —Candis


'Inspired by truth, Patience and her family come alive on the pages. I felt every single emotion with them' Alice Peterson, author of Monday to Friday Man.

'An extraordinary novel about love and hope and family and what happens in the space between the words. I adored it' Kirsten Hesketh, author of Another Us.

'An eye-opening, sincere and beautiful debut. A really special novel that I suspect will have a tangible effect on readers' NB Magazine.

'Absorbing, poignant story of a family's emotional rollercoaster in the aftermath of participating in a risky medical trial'” —LoveReading