The Resource The mother-in-law, Sally Hepworth

The mother-in-law, Sally Hepworth

Label
The mother-in-law
Title
The mother-in-law
Statement of responsibility
Sally Hepworth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Someone once told me that you have two families in your life - the one you are born into and the one you choose. Yes, you may get to choose your partner, but you don't choose your mother-in-law. The cackling mercenaries of fate determine it all. From the moment Lucy met Diana, she was kept at arm's length. Diana is exquisitely polite, but Lucy knows, even after marrying Oliver, that they'll never have the closeness she'd been hoping for. But who could fault Diana? She was a pillar of the community, an advocate for social justice, the matriarch of a loving family. Lucy had wanted so much to please her new mother-in-law. That was ten years ago. Now, Diana has been found dead, leaving a suicide note. But the autopsy reveals evidence of suffocation. And everyone in the family is hiding something..
Summary
A woman's obsessive fears about how much she disappoints her successful, pillar-of-the-community mother-in-law lead to a controversial disinheritance and a suspicious suicide
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10747930
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hepworth, Sally
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law
  • Mothers-in-law
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
The mother-in-law, Sally Hepworth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Everyone in this family is hiding something"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781760552183
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The mother-in-law, Sally Hepworth
Publication
Note
"Everyone in this family is hiding something"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781760552183
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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