What a Mother Knows

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Sourcebooks Landmark, 2013 - Fiction - 370 pages
22 Reviews

"A fast-paced and gripping exploration of a mother's love. A powerful affecting novel."—Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and One Breath Away

How Far Will a Mother Go to Find Her Daughter?

Michelle Mason can't remember that day, that drive, that horrible crash that killed the young man in her car. All she knows is she's being held responsible, and her daughter is missing.

Despite a shaky marriage, a threatening lawsuit, and troubling flashbacks pressing in on her, Michelle throws herself into searching. Her daughter in the one person who might know what really happened that day, but the deeper Michelle digs, the more she questions the innocence of those closest to her, even herself. As her search hurtles toward a shattering revelation, Michelle must face the biggest challenge of her life.

A poignant story of the unshakable bond between mother and child, What a Mother Knows is about finding the truth that can set love free.

"Her characters are so real...They'll stick with you long after the book ends."—Hope Edelman, Motherless Daughters

"A poignant, powerful novel."—Jillian Medoff, bestselling author of I Couldn't Love You More and Hunger Point

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The story has an interesting if not unique premise. - LibraryThing
Nicely tied up ending. - Goodreads
I say this as a fellow writer, mother and daughter. - Goodreads
... this book is a page turner, i cant g - Goodreads

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User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

This was my first book by author Lehr. It was a different sort of mystery. I kept thinking I knew what was going to happen, but then, surprise, not so! I did enjoy though I got confused a few times as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

What A Mother Knows, delves into the most deep-seated fear of every mother--losing a child. The characters face both the loss of a child through death as well as the loss of a child through running ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Award-winning author of 66 LAPS and WIFE GOES ON, Leslie Lehr's ssays have appeared in the anthology MOMMY WARS, THE HONEYMOON'S OVER and Arianna Huffington's ON BECOMING FEARLESS. She was the screenwriter for a romantic thriller, "Heartless," which is screening in Europe, and sold the script "Club Divorce" to Lifetime. She has a BA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts and an MFA from Antioch. She lives in Santa Monica with her husband and two daughters.

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