Saving Meghan is a riveting new thriller full of secrets and lies from author D.J. Palmer.
Can you love someone to death?
Some would say Becky Gerard is a devoted mother and would do anything for her only child. Others, including her husband Carl, claim she's obsessed and can't stop the vicious circle of finding a cure at her daughter's expense.
Fifteen-year-old Meghan has been in and out of hospitals with a plague of unexplained illnesses. But when the ailments take a sharp turn, clashing medical opinions begin to raise questions about the puzzling nature of Meghan’s illness. Doctors suspect Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a rare behavioral disorder where the primary caretaker seeks medical help for made-up symptoms of a child. Is this what's going on? Or is there something even more sinister at hand?
As the Gerards grow more and more suspicious of each other and their medical team, Becky must race against time to prove her daughter has a deadly disease. But first, she must confront her darkest fears and family secrets that threaten to not only upend her once-ordered life…but to destroy it.
Praise for Saving Meghan:
"Plenty of twists...will keep you turning the pages as you guess...and guess again." —Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author of After Anna
"An acute, sensitive portrayal of family love under extreme stress...[with] a touch of Hitchcock." —William Landay, New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob
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Really, really good
This is one of those that you have to read until the end; it’s completely unexpected. I really enjoyed reading this. It was addicting. And yes; the end made me cry.
Riveting tale of a family in crisis
15 year old Meghan goes from being a highly active sports involved student to some unknown and hard to diagnose disease withdrawn teenager. Her mother takes her to one specialist after another desperately seeking answers while her father pulls away and thinks her mother is causing Meghan psychological illness. The story is extremely well written and the reader can easily identify with both of the main characters as the story twists and turns. The ending was a complete surprise and I have found a new favorite author. Very surprised and blessed to have been able to read this advance copy, thanks @stmartinpress and @djpalmerauthor!
#BelieveBecky and #ProtectMeghan