Looking for a story about family and friendship? Want to fall in love with a heroine, who won’t let you go? Fascinated by secrets that won’t stay hidden in the past?
You’ve come to the right place!
My Mother’s Shadow sees a mother’s fateful choice in 1958 change her daughters’ lives forever as newfound sisters Addie and Phoebe set out to uncover the dark secret in their past. In Summer of Secrets, a tragic accident at a remote Cornish country estate in 1939 echoes across the decades to show Madeleine and Chloe that it’s impossible to ever truly know the one you love.
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Praise for My Mother’s Shadow
‘If you’re after a well-written, intriguing read full of family secrets, grab a copy of this brilliant debut.’ Fabulous
‘A thoughtful, sad and beautifully-written debut’ The Daily Mail
‘A charming and beautifully written story…. hugely pleasurable to read and a little bit heartbreaking. I’ll definitely be looking out for Nikola Scott’s next book.’ Nicola at Short Book and Scribes
‘A delightful debut about family and secrets’ Prima Magazine
‘A delightful family mystery. Beautifully written and hugely enjoyable’ Inside Out
‘Had me glued to the page … One of the most enthralling, heartbreaking books I have read in quite some time. Suzanne at I Read Novels
‘An emotional and involving story’ Woman and Home
‘A compelling and intriguing story of the lives of different generations of women and their families that is impossible to put down! Highly Recommended!’ Hot Brands Cool Places
‘A truly gripping and beautifully written story of family and secrets. A great debut from Nikola Scott, which I would highly recommend.’ Kirsty at The Curious Ginger Cat
‘A fantastic debut novel… gripping, poignant and heart-warming. Beth at Bibliobeth