Free books Little DisastersAuthor Sarah Vaughan –

A new thought provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and disconnects us You think you know her b ut look a little closer She is a stay at home mother of three with boundless reserves of patience, energy, and love After being friends for a decade, this is how Liz sees Jess Then one moment changes everything Dark thoughts and carefully guarded secrets surface and Liz is left questioning everything she thought she knew about her friend, and about herself The truth can t come soon enough Little Disasters

About the Author: Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan read English at Oxford and went on to be a journalist After training with the Press Association, she worked for The Guardian for 11 years as a news reporter, health correspondent and political correspondent before leaving to freelance and write fiction Her 3rd novel, Anatomy of a Scandal, was an instant international bestseller, a Sunday Times top five bestseller, a kindle number 1 bestseller, a Richard Judy pick, and was longlisted for the Theakson s Old Peculier Crime Novel and shortlisted for awards in France, Sweden and the UK It has been translated into 22 languages and is being adapted for TV Her 4th novel, Little Disasters, will be published in France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, the UK on April 2 and the US on August 18 She lives in Cambridge with her husband and two young children.

10 thoughts on “Little Disasters

  1. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    This is a fast paced drama mystery which I tore through pretty quickly Ms Vaughn writes a heartbreaking story with humanity, realism and characters that I grew to understand and care for.Jess is a mother of three, her youngest Betsey, 10 months old, is not at all like her two older boys She is a baby who is often inconsolable and requires a lot of holding, nursing and attention and Jess has felt overwhelmed pretty much since

  2. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    How far you may go to make your children safe and give the care, comfort they need A mother s job is looking after them, feeding them, keeping them healthy, happy, fulfilling all their mental and psychical needs but what happens to all those caring and sacrificing mothers when they get exhausted, all alone to achieve their best and when the time comes, they find out their best is not a great option for their kids This book is no

  3. Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice* Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice* says:

    EXCERPT She risks glancing down Two eyes stare back Please don t cry, please don t cry, the plea is automatic The baby s bottom lip quivers and the uneasy quiet is broken with a bleat Great gulps of rage soon drown out the heavy lullaby Please be quiet Just be quiet Be quiet, won t you Just be quiet, for God s sake It s no good The walls push in the heat bears down and the noise the terrible crying that has been going on for three

  4. Ceecee Ceecee says:

    Sarah Vaughn has done it again This is another book that is impossible to tear yourself away from This is a very emotionally charged psychological drama that is beautifully written The central premise being the difficulties of parenting especially the early months when your baby may not settle and nothing you do stops the crying or even worse, the screams Liz is a paediatric doctor and is called to A and E when baby Betsey, daughter a

  5. Carolyn Carolyn says:

    I wish to express my sincere thanks to NetGalley and Simon Schuster for the advanced copy of Little Disasters in return for an honest review The book was well written and the characters well developed I regret to say that this book was just not for me through no fault of the author s literary abilities I mistakingly thought from its description it would be a medical mystery, but instead found a grim, gut wrenching tale of family dysfunct

  6. Katie B Katie B says:

    This is the second book I have read by this author and once again she has incorporated a tough subject into the story It was an uncomfortable read but I say that as a positive thing The way she handled the material made me appreciate thisas a straight fiction read rather than one in the mystery or thriller genre For me it was a compelling story without the twists or turns.Liz first met Jess years ago while they were both pregnant and attend

  7. Denise Denise says:

    I ve been on such a great run of amazing reads unfortunately, this book ended that run It s not that it is an awful book, but it is touted as a psychological thriller, but it is NOT in any way a thriller it isof women s fiction domestic drama If I had known that going into it, I may have had different feelings about the book, but I kept waiting for things to happen that just didn t The book begins with Liz, a pediatrician, who is suddenly face

  8. Carolyn Carolyn says:

    When pediatrician, Liz Trenchard is called into ER by a junior doctor she is surprised to see that the baby daughter of her friend Jess is the patient Jess says the baby has been crying all night and then started vomiting but when Liz examines her she finds a head injury that Jess can t adequately explain However, Liz knows that Jess, stay at home mother of three, is the perfect mother all other mothers are jealous of, so what happened for baby B

  9. Theresa Alan Theresa Alan says:

    This is a book about the complexities of motherhood Four women meet at a birthing class, so at least their firstborns are all about the same ages There is Liz, a doctor, who s slightly less successful because her superior doesn t appreciate her taking maternity leave for two kiddoes There is Jess, who seems to be the perfect stay at home mom with a wealthy husband Mel has two kids and when the novel starts, her husband has just left her for a much y

  10. Gloria Arthur Gloria Arthur says:

    Little Disasters is a thought provoking read into the dark side of motherhood Here we have a group of mothers who bond at their local prenatal classes for their first borns and become long time friends Old friendships are stretched to breaking point when one of the mothers, Liz a paediatrician doctor finds herself attending to one of her friends injured baby at the Hospital Accident and Emergency Department where she works and is given a story that jus

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *