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The Forgotten Sister

Caroline Bond



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03 March 2020
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Family & relationships
'Caroline Bond has a gift for weaving heart-rending tales of impossible decisions' - Amanda Brooke To lose your family is heartbreaking. To be forgotten by them is unforgivable.

Cassie and Erin are sisters. They are close - in age, looks and personality - but there is one crucial difference: Cassie is adopted.

At seventeen, Cassie sets out to find her birth mother. She is hungry for the truth, but she discovers her adoption was far more complicated than even she could have imagined. In uncovering her past identity Cassie learns her adoptive parents have kept a terrible secret from her her whole life, which now threatens to destroy everything she has ever held dear.
By:   Caroline Bond
Imprint:   Corvus
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 195mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   247g
ISBN:   9781786493705
ISBN 10:   1786493705
Pages:   368
Publication Date:   03 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Caroline Bond was born in Scarborough and studied English at Oxford University before working as a market researcher for 25 years. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Leeds Trinity University, and lives in Leeds with her husband and three children. The Forgotten Sister is her second novel. @Bond2Caroline

Reviews for The Forgotten Sister

I was so invested in every word of this novel. An unthinkable situation, but highly believable, this story is spellbinding, real, and brilliantly written. I felt for every character. It mines the depth of every possible human emotion. Caroline Bond will go far. * Carol Mason, author of After You Left, on The Second Child * Caroline Bond takes a complex situation and has written a thoughtful, wrenching and, at times, tear-jerking novel. * Elizabeth Buchan, author of The Museum of Broken Promises, on The Second Child * I stayed up long into the night to finish The Second Child... a carefully crafted and utterly compelling tale of lost opportunity and impossible choices. * Amanda Brooke, author of The Bad Mother, on The Second Child * A deftly written novel [and] a moving exploration of love between sisters and the tangled, often complex emotions that exist in families. * Madeleine Reiss, author of Someone to Watch Over Me * Accomplished and deeply affecting, The Forgotten Sister examines how perilous secrets can be in families, and yet how some bonds are almost impossible to break. It really resonated with me. * Carol Mason, author of After You Left * Caroline Bond has a gift for weaving heart-rending tales of impossible decisions and The Forgotten Sister is no exception. A beautifully written story that will stay with me for quite some time. Would I have made the same choices? * Amanda Brooke, author of The Bad Mother *

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