Dear Thing

Author(s): Julie Cohen

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After years of watching her best friends Ben and Claire try for a baby, Romily offered to give them the one thing they most wanted. But Romily wasn't prepared for the overwhelming feelings that have taken hold of her and which threaten to ruin her friendship with Ben and Claire - and even destroy their marriage. Now there are three friends, two mothers and only one baby, and an impossible decision to make...


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At the heart of this bittersweet, thought-provoking story are three friends and one impossible decision...

"A tender and poignant novel, with characters that come right off the page" Abby Clements "That rare thing: a true pageturner" Kate Harrison "A powerful, heartbreaking story" Miranda Dickinson "An exquisitely crafted novel ... compelling, fascinating and deeply affecting ... Julie Cohen is an expert at making you care about her characters, and feel every nuance of emotion as they do. A truly brilliant writer who kept me gripped until the end." Rowan Coleman "Both powerful and thought provoking, this wonderful book will move you to the core - and really make you think." Sun

Julie Cohen grew up in Maine and studied English at Brown University and Cambridge University. She moved to the UK to research fairies in Victorian children's literature at the University of Reading and this was followed by a career teaching English at secondary level. She now writes full time and is a popular speaker and teacher of creative writing. She lives with her husband and their son in Berkshire. Talk with Julie on Twitter: @julie_cohen or visit her website:

General Fields

  • : 9780552779005
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Black Swan
  • : May 2014
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : Julie Cohen
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.92