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Breaking Point

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Description for Breaking Point Paperback. An innocent mistake. A lifetime of guilt. Susannah is pulled in every direction, every day; as a doctor, a researcher, a professor, a wife, a mother and a woman. She doesn't realise it, but she is at breaking point. After a frantic morning, with a disrupted routine and an emergency call from work, Susannah leaves her young daughter in the car on a hot day. It is hours before she realises her mistake, but it is too late. Adelaide is a reporter covering Susannah's negligence trial. The story is all too familiar, stirring up the ghosts of her own long-buried past. As Adelaide and Susannah circle closer to each other, as the jury considers its verdict, both women are forced recognise that they are both already living out the worst punishment imaginable. But what will the court say?

'Breaking Point is raw, compelling, and ground-breaking; Coffey puts the life of working mothers under a microscope. To say I loved it is an understatement, I expect it will be a huge success.' Liz Nugent

'A gripping, compulsive pageturner about what we expect from women, especially mothers. It's going to be a massive hit.' Marian Keyes

One mistake could cost her everything.

Susannah has two beautiful daughters, a high-flying medical career, a successful husband and an enviable life. Her hair is glossy, her clothes are expensive; she truly has it all.

But when - on the ... Read more

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About Edel Coffey
Edel Coffey is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. She began work as an arts journalist and editor with the Sunday Tribune and has since worked as a presenter and reporter with RTE Radio, and as editor of the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine, and Books Editor of the Irish Independent. She is a regular contributor to The Irish Times, a weekly ... Read more

Reviews for Breaking Point
It's a knockout, you're going to love it.
Ryan Tubridy
Breaking Point has all the hallmarks of a future bestseller . . . it has the pace, setting and glamour of a Hollywood thriller.
Jane Casey
Irish Times
This very human story examines the heavy burden on working mothers, spinning the innumerable plates ... Read more

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