Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Hush Little Baby by Suzanne Redfearn

Hush Little Baby is an emotional story about abuse, love, betrayal and survival.

On the surface, The Kane's are a perfect family but behind closed doors domestic violence is a way of life. Gordon is a police officer,  Jillian is an architect. They have two children, the older boy fears his father's wrath and try's for perfection in every aspect of his life. Little,  Addie is to young to be aware of the dire situation in her home.

Jillian hides her bruises well for, Gordon knows just exactly how and where to harm her so that it doesn't show. Jillian, finally reach's her breaking point --- she can no longer handle living with, Gordon.  With little thought or resources she packs up her children and flees. While on the run she lives in constant fear that Gordon will find them and end their peaceful life.

This story will keep you up all hours of the night. It is gripping and impossible to but down. An, impassive, debut from Redfearn.

Grade: A

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