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Breaking Point

ISBN: 9780751582376
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A gripping and emotional story of a woman pushed to breaking point from an exciting new voice in fiction. Edel Coffey is a well known Irish journalist and this is her debut novel.
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An innocent mistake. A lifetime of guilt.
Susannah is pulled in every direction, every day; as a doctor, a researcher, a professor,
a wife, a mother and a woman. She doesn't realise it, but she is at breaking point.
After a frantic morning, with a disrupted routine and an emergency call from work,
Susannah leaves her young daughter in the car on a hot day. It is hours before she
realises her mistake, but it is too late.
Adelaide is a reporter covering Susannah's negligence trial. The story is all too familiar,
stirring up the ghosts of her own long-buried past.
As Adelaide and Susannah circle closer to each other, as the jury considers its verdict,
both women are forced recognise that they are both already living out the worst
punishment imaginable.
But what will the court say?

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An innocent mistake. A lifetime of guilt.
Susannah is pulled in every direction, every day; as a doctor, a researcher, a professor,
a wife, a mother and a woman. She doesn't realise it, but she is at breaking point.
After a frantic morning, with a disrupted routine and an emergency call from work,
Susannah leaves her young daughter in the car on a hot day. It is hours before she
realises her mistake, but it is too late.
Adelaide is a reporter covering Susannah's negligence trial. The story is all too familiar,
stirring up the ghosts of her own long-buried past.
As Adelaide and Susannah circle closer to each other, as the jury considers its verdict,
both women are forced recognise that they are both already living out the worst
punishment imaginable.
But what will the court say?

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