Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday: The Perfect Mother


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine in which we spotlight upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating!

The Perfect Mother
by Nina Darnton
Expected Publication Date: November 25, 2014
Synopsis from Goodreads

When an American exchange student is accused of murder, her mother will stop at nothing to save her.

A midnight phone call shatters Jennifer Lewis’s carefully orchestrated life. Her daughter, Emma, who’s studying abroad in Spain, has been arrested after the brutal murder of another student. Jennifer rushes to her side, certain the arrest is a terrible mistake and determined to do whatever is necessary to bring Emma home. But as she begins to investigate the crime, she starts to wonder whether she ever really knew her daughter. The police charge Emma, and the press leaps on the story, exaggerating every sordid detail. One by one, Emma’s defense team, her father, and finally even Jennifer begin to have doubts.

A novel of harrowing emotional suspense, The Perfect Mother probes the dark side of parenthood and the complicated bond between mothers and daughters.

Why I am waiting....
I just saw this one on a WoW last week and knew I want to read it! It reminds me a little of the Amanda Knox story in Italy.
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11 comments:

  1. This is the first I've heard of this one. It doesn't sound like something I'd usually read, but it does look really interesting. I might give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my WoW!

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  2. I thought Amanda Knox as I read the description also. Sounds like it could be a good one.

    My WoW: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2014/11/waiting-on-wednesday-perdita.html

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  3. Oh, yes, this one is also on my list. I read Cartwheels, which seemed a bit like the Amanda Knox story, too, but this one sounds even more intriguing, as we will see more of the mother's perspective. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “SOMEONE IS WATCHING”


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  4. Oh boy - not my usual type of book, but it does sound good. (And at least you don't have to wait too long?) Thanks for stopping by my WoW!

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  5. This one sounds really good Kim! I enjoy books like this.

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  6. Great pick :) Sounds like a book I would enjoy. Here's my pick: http://www.lexielaser.com/2014/11/wow-heir.html :)

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  7. Doesn't really sound like my kind of read, but now I want to know if she did it or not haha. It definitely sounds like the Amanda Knox story. I hope you enjoy :)

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  8. Oh, I've never heard of this one before, but it sounds really good. I hope you'll enjoy it. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW earlier. :)

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  9. It definitely sounds interesting! Thanks for sharing :)

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  10. Oh wow, now this sounds like a book full of drama and suspense. Like something that could be made into a really cool film. Really interesting pick, thanks for sharing!!

    Here's my WoW: Suspicion.

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  11. This does sound interesting and it reminded me of Amanda Knox right away. I like true crime so even though this isn't one and I never really got into the Amanda Knox case, I might pick this one up.

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