So, tell me, how were your holidays? Well, you survived them at least, right? Me too, not entirely intact, but nevertheless here we are. ;-)
It’s been great losing track of the days during this quiet part of the holidays, the week between Christmas and New Year’s.
But something occurred to me today.
I saw the date, registered it, and realized that SECRET LIVES OF MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS releases in Canada in…
Publishing takes ages. It’s a strange feeling to have been waiting for this to happen for two years and still somehow feel unprepared.
Ready or not, my book baby will be out in the wild very soon.
Here are some helpful links if you would like to find out more about it or maybe even snag a copy.
Amazon Can: https://amzn.to/2OHMx0m
HarperCollins Can: http://bit.ly/2rGoHcm
For readers of Shilpi Somaya Gowda’s “Secret Daughter” and Nancy Richler’s “The Imposter Bride”, a breathtaking novel from Anita Kushwaha about the ties that bind mothers and daughters together and the secrets that tear them apart.
Veena, Mala and Nandini are three very different women with something in common. Out of love, each bears a secret that will haunt her life—and that of her daughter—when the risk of telling the truth is too great. But secrets have consequences. Particularly to Asha, the young woman on the cusp of adulthood who links them together.
On the day after her eighteenth birthday, Asha is devastated to learn that she was adopted as a baby. What’s more, her birth mother died of a mysterious illness shortly before then, leaving Asha with only a letter.
Nandini, Asha’s adoptive mother, has always feared the truth would come between them.
Veena, a recent widow, worries about her daughter Mala’s future. The shock of her husband’s sudden death leaves her shaken and convinces her that the only way to keep her daughter safe is to secure her future.
Mala struggles to balance her dreams and ambition with her mother’s expectations. She must bear a secret, the burden of which threatens her very life.
Three mothers, bound by love, deceit and a young woman who connects them all. Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters is an intergenerational novel about family, duty and the choices we make in the name of love.