Review: A Mother’s Goodbye

A Mother's Goodbye


‘My arms ache with the need to reach and hold my precious child, and then to never let go. But I can’t. I know I can’t.’

Heather is devastated. There’s no way she can keep her baby. She can barely pay the bills as it is. But when she meets Grace, a wealthy, single career woman, who wants a baby more than anything, Heather believes she has found the perfect adoptive mother.

As Grace and Heather’s lives become entwined, they are tested to breaking point, though neither can deny the other’s love for the child. But just when they think they are learning how to live with each other, they receive devastating news that turns their fragile world upside down.

Will either mother know what is the right thing to do for the child they both love?

An absolutely gripping, emotional drama with a tear-jerking twist. If you love Jodi Picoult, Kelly Rimmer or Diane Chamberlain, this will warm your heart, make you cry, and stay with you forever. 

Rating: 5-stars


A Mother’s Goodbye by Kate Hewitt is an emotional rollercoaster ride. It had my heart breaking. I cried along with the characters. This story hit me harder than the average reader. My very own sister was given up for a closed adoption. I can only imagine the journey going through that. I never got to know my sister. To this day, it still feels like we’re strangers. This book requires a tissue box at hand. Families will be connected yet separated. Their connection is through the baby that was given up for adoption. Tragedy, loss, and so much more can be found in this deep heartfelt read. I was hooked from the start. Kate Hewitt is a phenomenal writer. Her story felt real. Her cast of characters felt three-dimensional. This is a novel I did not want to stop reading nor will other readers…

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