Sed to find out it is actually a preuel to Sharon Buchbinder s erotic suspense Desire and DeceptionI read the latter recently and the combination of mystery thriller and highly erotic romance was well deserving of its RT Book Reviews nomination for Best Erotic Fiction Book of 2011While Some Other Child does not have the
element I usually enjoy in my reading the mystery suspense and humor this story is top notch and Ms Buchbinder
eroticromantic element I usually enjoy in my reading the mystery suspense and humor
the difficult subject child abuse and its aftermath with compassionWhether ou have already met Sarah Wright Rosen in Desire and Deception or whether ou are meeting her for the first time in Some Other Child before she and Dan Rosen get together her story and that of her mother and aunt will grip and hold ou from start to finish I purchased this book from Sharon at the SW Florida Reader s festival in Ft Myers Once I started reading it I was pleasantly surprised with how she was able to pull the reader in and my need to know what happened next Sharon introduces several plot points that has the reader wondering and she successfully ties up all the character s issues in the end Sharon knows her medical and criminal content well enough to convince the reader There is mystery and suspense to the book than romance which is fine by me Well doneJust a note the copy that I purchased has a different cover black background with the cradle on the front I don t care for that as much as the one I see shown for the Kindle edition Over the Edge of Chaos Sons of Chaos MC year I have learned never to ask What else can go wrong There is ALWAYS something far worse that can happen This book took me completely by surprise with the twists and turns that makeou wonder every step I couldn t imagine having an alcoholic mother who is laying in a coma fighting for her lifeSarah Wright is a hard working nurse who is dedicated to the pediatric field She gave up her boyfriend to move home to care for her mother who was in a car wreck and broke both legs Sure she has siblings but they refuse to help Her mother Ethyl is 79yrs old and sent her kids to live with her mother as if she didn t care for any of themAunt Ida is 75yrs old who lives next door Not related by blood but Ida and Ethyl have a bond since childhood Ida stands beside Sarah as he This is another gripping suspense from Ms Buchbinder It s short on romance which is what I m always looking for in a read but the author who I have it on good authority is a romantic at heart didn t abandon it altogether Despite theTackles The Difficult Subject
heroine walking away from a promising relationship in the first few pages to answer a family obligation true love prevails inwalking away from a promising relationship in the first few pages to answer a family obligation true love prevails in endIn this preuel to Desire and Deception the author explores dark subjects that most writers avoid and she does it with sensitivity and tact From dysfunctional family dynamics to child and elder abuse they re all there in a complicated mix that keeps the heroine and the reader twisted up in knots until the very en. To help her and it looks like things might come together until Sarah is arrested for her aunt’s murder As the evidence stacks up against her Sarah must find the real culprits and unravel decades old family secrets along the Has a little bit of everything that makes a book a fast read It s got family drama long hidden secrets lifelong friends and long lost love Sharon s ability to weave a cast of compelling characters with an intense gripping plot makes this book one to remember You ll laugh at Winston the dog s antics cry with the revelation of long buried secrets and smile at the the message that love can help ou make it through anything Highly recommend Great change of genreThis one was an intense roller coaster that had me guessing until the end Engaging the whole way through Loved it and highly recommend Book Review Club other child is a fascinating mystery novel that touches on an uncomfortable family topic abuseSarah is loyal at heart If she feels obligated to do something she does it This is shown early on throughout the story It s an admirable trait I must admit I DO NOT have Although I disagree with a lot of her decisions and priorities she is a very realistic character I know many can relate to Family situations can be tough and it s nice to read a story that s not afraid to touch on this subject Understanding this the author has weaved an engaging work of fiction that remains sensitive to these real dark issues uite a few families faceThe mystery in this novel is explored mostly through a little back and forth action about a stranger that curiously ties back to Sarah s own lifeBut enough of the dark depressing aspects of this story There s a little humor and romanc Sharon Buchbinder s new novel Some Other Child is a moving story of love in the face of painful family secrets The main character is a witty and lovable nurse in Balti I enjoyed following her unexpected conflicts and as the story progressed She investigates a public health mystery related
to both her work life and her ownboth her work life and her own Buchbinder s storytelling is fast paced and addicting She selects carefully researched details to create a realistic world The theme of forgiveness as a necessary part of family life is compelling Highly recommended Book Some Other ChildAuthor Sharon BuchbinderGenre Mystery Thriller Family Saga Romantic SuspenseLength Approximately 296 PagesI have to say that I read for enjoyment I come from a family that is loaded with alcoholics and drug addicts I try not to read reviews or even book blurbs prior to reading a book I plan on reviewing because I want the author to build the story for me with their words and emotions Generally speaking the only thing I know about a book I m set to review before I read it is the genre When I do come across a
Book That Deals Withthat deals with subjects I usually just stop reading it and move on It is just too painful for me The difference for me with SOME OTHER CHILD by SHARON BUCHBINDER was the character of Sarah Wright I related to this woman on so many personal levels from being the daughter of an alcoholic to the health care provid 45 stars When I picked up Some Other Child I was pleasantly surpri. Ancé’s mother are conspiring to reunite Sarah with Dan Rosen a brilliant and demanding surgeon When her aunt goes missing Sarah is convinced it’s a kidnapping but the police refuse to investigate Dan flies to Sarah’s side. .
Thirty ear old Sarah Wright lives Chicago Illinois with her fiance
Dan Rosen Sarah IsRosen Sarah is a doctoral program and everything in her life is going well until she receives a phone call from her mother Ethel Ethel is in her seventies and is an alcoholic who has just had a car accident and has broken both her legs Although Sarah has a brother and a sister they both refuse to do anything to help their mother who they consider to be trouble than she is worth Unable to turn down Ethel s plea for help Sarah leaves behind everything she loves especially Dan and returns to Balti where her mother livesIt has been a The Summer I Wasn't Me year since Sarah moved in with her mother and once again after finally recovering from her injury Ethel has gone back to drinking One night returning from work Sarah is greeted by police cars in her mother s driveway She is informed that her mother was found near dead outside in the freezing cold and if it wasn t for her dog she would definitely be dead While lying in a coma Sarah makes many discoveries about her mother and her Aunt Ida her mom s best friend First Ethel has not been paying her bills a thousand dollars a month is automatically withdrawn from her checking account and it is sent to aTelevangelist named Bobby Moore In addition to all of that her mom s supplemental medical insurance has lapsed due to lack of payment Sarah is convinced that things couldn t get any worse But of course she was wrong Someone tries to run Sarah over and notes are left near her office written in bloodSarah s Aunt Ida confesses to her how she met her mother They both met at a home for unwed mothers Ida was twelveears old and pregnant by her drunken abusive step father When Ida s daughter who she named Mitzi was born both Ida and the baby were fighting for their lives and the mother took precedence Ida had to have a hysterectomy ensuring that there would be no babies in her life Everyone assumed the baby was dead and when they left the delivery room the baby made a noise The nurse at the time assigned the job of taking the newborn to the morgue saw it as a perfect opportunity to keep the baby which is exactly what she did It was when Ida left the hospital and was approached by her step father that Ethel saved her life she pushed him to the ground where he hit his head and died bonding the two women as sistersBut things for Sarah go from bad to worse Ida disappears she is accused of her murder and she discovers there are deep dark secrets that were kept from her What happened to Ida s child What are the secrets Ethel has kept from her children Why was Ethel in a home for unmarried girls and where is that child Is there any hope for Dan and Sarah a man she has never stopped lovingOne surprise after another and one lie after another uite a story This story also covers the topic of child abuse and the after effectsReviewed by Linda TonisMember of the Paranormal Romance Review Team SOME OTHER CHILD by Sharon Buchbinder. Between taking care of her injured alcoholic mother and work Sarah Wright a pediatric nurse researcher hasn’t a minute to herself much less time for romance But unbeknownst to Sarah two little old ladies her aunt and her ex fi. .