I walk slowly to the kitchen counter, staring out the window as Ceci rocks back and forth on the swing. My beautiful darling girl has been through so much already. How can I tell her that her life is about to change forever?When the woman from the hospital tells me that my husband Drew is in a coma my world comes crashing down.In an instant, I see our whole married life flashing before my eyes: the way our children ran into his arms when he came home from work, the way his face lit up when he read to them. So how can what they are saying be true? That he might have done this to himself?As my family rallies around to help, it becomes clear that Drew’s sister Gemma knows a shocking secret that my devoted husband has been keeping from me. If he wakes up, can he still be the man I love? Or will his secret tear our family apart?
This story really touched me deeply.
You are living the life of your dreams. You have great kids, a wonderful husband, a lovely house, enough money. Everything is picture perfect, right?
Well, you might be so lost in your busy life and being sure you do the best you can for everyone, but is that really the case?
It must be, because nobody complains.
Did you ever take the time to ask questions? Why should you because nobody speaks up.
Did you ever take the time to listen? Why should you because nobody speaks up.
Sometimes though silence says more than words.
Suddenly everything changes. You are angry, furious and you don’t know if you hate them or still love them.
Time to make some big decisions: should you stay or should you go, but how will you cope?
It’s always very hard when one person keeps his feelings hidden and keeps on playing the knight in shining armour. Letting someone in is not a sign of weakness. On the contrary, it often takes a lot of courage to bare your soul.
A beautiful book where taking a step back means taking a step forward to happiness, where ‘friendships’ are often built on the amount of money you have and not on who you are and you mean nothing to them when push comes to shove. 5 stars
Thank you, Sam Vickery and Bookouture
About the author
Sam Vickery is an English author who loves gritty, emotional stories that can make you sob. As a child, she was forever getting in trouble for being caught with her nose in a book, and these days are no different. She lives on the south coast of England with her husband, two children and a cat that thinks it’s a dog.