When You Were Mine

When You Were Mine

Which mother can truly give Dylan the love, the security, and the home he deserves?
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“OMG I couldn’t put this one down. It was just that good… Definitely a tear jerker… Touched my heart so deeply and will affect me on some level for many years to come.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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Single mother Beth loves her seven-year-old son Dylan with all her heart. He’s her world. But life with Dylan isn’t easy—and his emotional issues push Beth to her very limit.

When a misunderstanding leads Dylan to be taken into foster care, she is determined to do whatever she can to get him back.

Mother of two, Ally has always dreamed of fostering—it feels like her chance to give back when she has been so lucky in life. But when Dylan joins their family, Ally finds herself struggling to balance his needs with those of her own children and husband—something Beth can’t help but witness when she visits.

Beth wants nothing more than to find a way to bring her beloved child home. But where is the right home for Dylan? Is it with the mother he was born to? Or is a new mother the greatest gift Beth could give her son?

A beautiful, powerful and ultimately hopeful story of the heartbreaking power of a mother’s love, for fans of Diane Chamberlain, Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes.

Praise for When You Were Mine:

" To say this story is a five-star read is an understatement. There are not enough stars in the world to show how much this book has touched me. It is sad, thrilling, gripping and completely pulls on your heart strings. Beautifully written." Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"With this heartwarming and at times heart-wrenching drama Kate is hot on the heels of the likes of Jodi Picoult and Kelly Rimmer… A fantastic addition to my bookshelf. Kate Hewitt is one to watch with her passionate and tearjerking narratives and could easily give Diane Chamberlain and Jill Childs a run for their money." Rachel M Writer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

" Five solid glowing stars, hands down!… Kate Hewitt has such a talent at creating stories and characters that completely engulf you right from page one and keep you captivated page after page after page until you reach the very last page… I loved reading this book… I highly recommend this book and this author!" Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"Kate Hewitt does a brilliant job portraying the best and hardest moments of being a mother… Sure to touch your heart, make you reach for Kleenex, and bring you insurmountable joy… Will resonate within your soul long after you finish reading it… One of those books that you never forget!" The Reading Snug ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

" This author just gets better and better, a great read which I just loved from the very first page until the last… So sensitively written… Thoroughly recommend this book." NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

" A beautiful heart rending read that will tug at your heartstrings long after you have read it!… humbling and heartbreaking at the same time, a really emotional read that I would highly recommend." Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

" Could not put this book down. So emotional… so true to life… Kate Hewitt has the knack to tackle everyday problems in wonderful stories. I enjoy her books so much. Highly recommend." Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Release date: October 19, 2020

Publisher: Bookouture

Print pages: 368

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