About the Book :
Imagine inheriting a child that you don’t even know!
One morning, Yael and Arik Katz are startled by a surprise inheritance: Noa, the ten-year-old daughter of Canadian friends with whom they had made a long-forgotten will-exchange agreement, is delivered to their doorstep with no warning. Why did her parents decide that she should grow up with acquaintances rather than family? How do you raise a girl you do not even know?
Secrets and lies are revealed and everything starts to get complicated
Noa does not find her place in Israel. Yael takes her back to Toronto to look for a more suitable adoptive home. The search reveals answers to questions that have not even been asked about parenthood, marital relations, love, one’s home, and the fragility of life.
Can life ever be the same again?
As Yael delves into Noa’s past to better understand her, she discovers some unflattering things about her own partner and that the connection between her family and Noa is deeper than it had seemed. These shocking revelations leave Yael with a serious dilemma about her own family relationships.
About the Author : Einat Danon holds an MBA degree and a BA in marketing and communication from York University in Toronto. She works in marketing and advertising, managing clients at large advertising agencies and handling leading clients in the market.
Einat and her family have lived in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada, for 13 years, on and off, where she worked as a marketing communications manager, responsible for regions of Canada and North America, for an international company. She currently lives in Israel with her husband and two children.
Another’s Child is her first novel.
My Say : The book description says it all; “Imagine inheriting a child that you don’t even know! Another’s Child offers an intriguing concept. One morning, Yael and Arik Katz receive a surprise inheritance: the ten-year-old daughter of Canadian friends with whom they’d made a long-forgotten will-exchange agreement arrives on their doorstep, with no warning beforehand. Why did her parents decide it better for her to grow up with distant acquintances than family? How do you raise a girl you don’t know? Can Noa, the girl, make a home for herself in Israel? The story flows from scene to scene with an ease and the author shows exceptional skill when it comes to storytelling. The story had every element a good story should have. I must say that there was a well-written and well-rounded character development. This appealing and commendable work had me immersed from the beginning. There are attention-grabbing moments in this page turner that will take the reader on a captivating journey! I’m giving nothing further away here. And this, I hope, will only add to the mystery and a good entertainment for the reader! I would like to recommend this book.
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