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Crying shame / Rosie Goodwin.

By: Goodwin, Rosie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Headline, 2008Description: 374, 437 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780755342235 (hbk.); 0755342232 (hbk.); 9780755342242 (pbk.); 0755342240 (pbk.).Subject(s): Adult child abuse victims -- Fiction | Adoption -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- FictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Claire Nightingale is haunted by the memory of childhood abuse and the painful choices she was forced to make. Longing to find peace, she knows she must first confront her demons. Moving to Solihull with her adopted daughter Nikki, she tries to make amends with the family she left behind. But Claire is not the only one hurting: Nikki is scarred by her own abusive past, and their relationship, once loving, becomes fraught with tension and resentment. Struggling to come to terms with their pain, it is not long before ghosts from the past bring a new threat that jeopardises the possibility of any future happiness... A heartbreaking tale of abuse, courage and, above all, the redemptive power of love.
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Claire Nightingale is haunted by the memory of childhood abuse and the painful choices she was forced to make. Longing to find peace, she knows she must first confront her demons.

Moving to Solihull with her adopted daughter Nikki, she tries to make amends with the family she left behind. But Claire is not the only one hurting: Nikki is scarred by her own abusive past, and their relationship, once loving, becomes fraught with tension and resentment. Struggling to come to terms with their pain, it is not long before ghosts from the past bring a new threat that jeopardises the possibility of any future happiness...

A heartbreaking tale of abuse, courage and, above all, the redemptive power of love.

Sequel to: Our little secret.

Claire Nightingale is haunted by the memory of childhood abuse and the painful choices she was forced to make. Longing to find peace, she knows she must first confront her demons. Moving to Solihull with her adopted daughter Nikki, she tries to make amends with the family she left behind. But Claire is not the only one hurting: Nikki is scarred by her own abusive past, and their relationship, once loving, becomes fraught with tension and resentment. Struggling to come to terms with their pain, it is not long before ghosts from the past bring a new threat that jeopardises the possibility of any future happiness... A heartbreaking tale of abuse, courage and, above all, the redemptive power of love.

Sequel to: Our little secret.

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