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The Secrets of Midwives

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The Secrets of Midwives

By Sally Hepworth

Released: 2015-02-01
Genre: Fiction & Literature
Size: 1.08 MB

Total Downloads: 531
Score: 4.5

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  • "This is women's fiction at its finest ... a wonderfully satisfying story ... touching, tender, and meticulously researched" Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies and The Husband's Secret

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Sister and The Mother-in-Law with new novel The Younger Wife out now.

    In a family of midwives, some secrets are too big to keep hidden ...

    Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy - including the identity of the baby's father - hidden from her family and co-workers for as long as possible.
    Her mother, Grace, cannot let this secret rest, even while her own life begins to crumble around her.

    For Floss, Neva's grandmother and a retired midwife, Neva's situation thrusts her back 60 years in time to a secret that eerily mirrors her granddaughter's - a secret which, if revealed, will have life-changing consequences for them all.

    MORE PRAISE FOR THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES

    "a page-turner, told with great empathy" Weekly Times

    "Hepworth's skilful storytelling means past and present flow seamlessly ... heartwarming." Herald Sun

    "Enchanting ... Hepworth's skilful storytelling means past and present flow seamlessly ... it's easy to lose yourself in the lives of the three, strong female protagonists." Daily Telegraph

    "Hepworth illuminates one of the most important moments in a woman's life - when she becomes a mother - and spins a story that will hold you captivated until the end" Emily Giffin, author of The One and Only

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      The secrets of midwives@Frog in pond

      Twas an excellent read & as a midwife it was clinically accurate. I could imagine every labour by the description & enjoyed the story line.

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      Loved it!@Bree_ccl

      So heart warming and exciting! I couldn’t tell what was going to happen next, loved it!

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      The secrets of midwives by Sally Hepworth@Marvel7777

      Beautiful, moving story. Absolutely loved it.

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      Heartwarming and Moving@Sare Bash

      This is the first novel I have read from Sally I think her writing is brilliant, well detailed and moving. Secrets of Midwives was not what I had expected but I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.

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      Five stars@Shiz1990

      Great read. Would definitely recommend.

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      Fantastic@mamakirst

      Loved this book couldn't put it down

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      Fantastic read!@Cc_whiteman

      I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and didn't want it to end. Great characters and storyline!

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      Very good read@Louby878

      Very good book. & only 99p

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      Great read@jmdj4

      Great book to read. Not what I expected but still worth it.

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      Treat yourself!@Danu70

      This is a fabulous read- well written, surprising, shocking and deeply evocative. Couldn't put this one down!