Marcia Williams thought she knew her son. She thought he was safe. She was wrong.
Yvvette Edwards, the author of the highly praised A Cupboard Full of Coats, has lived in London all her life. She resides in the East End and is married with three daughters and a stepson. The Mother is her second novel.
As emotionally satisfying as it is simply constructed, The Mother tells the tale of every woman's worst nightmare: losing a child, then having to face in court the man accused of murdering that child * Mail on Sunday Event Magazine * Skilfully plotted and heart-wrenching * Stylist * Thrilling, tense and poignant * Heat * A compelling novel that gets into the head of a mother attending the trial of the boy accused of murdering her son. Her story gathers momentum and tension until the final verdict * Woman & Home * A harrowing tale of a mother's grief where nothing is certain * Essentials Magazine * A powerful book that will cut you to the quick * Sun * A wonderfully vivid and arresting portrait of a mother facing up to the ultimate horror * Scotsman Magazine *