Check out what’s new on the shelves of the Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore. Pre-Order The Memory by Judith Barrow. Details are in this post from Sally Cronin’s blog.
Delighted to share the news about the latest release from one of my favourite authors, Judith Barrow with The Memory.
About the book
Mother and daughter tied together by shame and secrecy, love and hate.
I wait by the bed. I move into her line of vision and it’s as though we’re watching one another, my mother and me; two women – trapped.
Today has been a long time coming. Irene sits at her mother’s side waiting for the right moment, for the point at which she will know she is doing the right thing by Rose.
Rose was Irene’s little sister, an unwanted embarrassment to their mother Lilian but a treasure to Irene. Rose died thirty years ago, when she was eight, and nobody has talked about the circumstances of her death since. But Irene knows what she saw. Over the course of 24 hours their moving and tragic…
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