The Kindest Thing

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When Deborah reluctantly helps her beloved husband Neil end his life she finds herself in the dock for murder.  As the trial unfolds and her daughter Sophie testifies against her, Deborah, still reeling with grief, fights to defend her actions. Deborah seeks solace in her memories of Neil and their children and the love they shared. A love story, a modern nightmare and an honest and incisive portrayal of an ordinary woman caught up in an extraordinary situation, The Kindest Thing tackles a controversial topic with skill and sensitivity. A book that begs the question: what would you do?


‘Intelligent and heartfelt’ She

‘A compelling novel’ Star

‘Excellent’ Big Issue

‘Compelling to read’Catholic Herald

An involving novel’ Natasha Cooper, TLS

‘A topical and controversial tale…I loved it’ The Bookseller

‘A modern day tragedy that keeps you rapt till the end’ The Pulse