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Dear thing

Author: Julie Cohen
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Claire and Ben are the perfect couple. But behind the glossy fa ade, they've been desperately trying u and failing u to have a baby for years. Now, the stress and feelings of loss are taking their toll on their marriage. Claire's ready to give up hope and get on with her life, but Ben is not. And then Ben's best friend, Romily, offers to conceive via artificial insemination and carry the baby for them. Romily acts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Cohen
ISBN: 9780593070826 0593070828 9781448152605 1448152607 9780593070833 0593070836
OCLC Number: 821696693
Description: 390 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "You'd give your friends anything --
but what if they wanted your baby?" --
Cover. -Claire and Ben are the perfect couple. But behind the glossy fa ade, they've been desperately trying u and failing u to have a baby for years. Now, the stress and feelings of loss are taking their toll on their marriage. Claire's ready to give up hope and get on with her life, but Ben is not. And then Ben's best friend, Romily, offers to conceive via artificial insemination and carry the baby for them. Romily acts in good faith, believing it will be easy to be a surrogate. She's already a single mother, and has no desire for any more children. Except that being pregnant with Ben's child stirs up all sorts of emotions in her, including one she's kept hidden for a very long time: Ben's the only man she's ever loved. Two mothers and one baby who belongs to both of them, and which only one of them can keep.
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After years of watching her best friends Ben and Claire try for a baby, Romily offered to give them the one thing they most wanted. But Romily wasn't prepared for the overwhelming feelings that have  Read more...

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"A tender and poignant novel, with characters that come right off the page" Abby Clements "That rare thing: a true pageturner" Kate Harrison "A powerful, heartbreaking story" Miranda Dickinson "An Read more...

 
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