Bestselling author Rachael Johns returns with a poignant, heart-warming story of a woman who wants nothing else than to be a mum, and one who never wanted to be a mother. Mother: female parent of a childMum: the woman who nurtures, raises and loves a childRadio host Harper Drummond lives for her career. Every day she meets fascinating people doing extraordinary things, but has begun to wonder whether there could be something more for her out there. She's financially secure, happily married to Samuel and has a great group of friends – what more could she want? It's only when she interviews one special couple that she starts to think about whether she could make a different kind of contribution.Claire and Jasper Lombard are passionate about their thriving hot air balloon business and know they're lucky to find such joy in their work and in each other. But while Jasper has accepted that he will never be a father, Claire has found it hard to come to terms with her infertility. She doesn't want Jasper to regret choosing her over a child in the years to come. Is there a way to give themselves a real chance at being a happy family? Can they find someone who will give them the greatest gift? Or will it come at a greater cost?The poignant, heartwarming story of two women: one who wants nothing else than to be a mum, and one who never wanted to be a mother, from the bestselling, ABIA award–winning author of The Patterson Girls.
- Publication Date:
- 18 / 03 / 2019
Harper thinks her life is where she wants it to be. Happy in her decision to not have children, a work encounter sets her on an altruisticpath to help Claire & Jasper become parents.A contemporary tale of modern baby-making, full of joy and heartache. Johns' move from writing rural romance to modern "life lit" has been successful. Well worth a read! - Susan (QBD)