Saving Abby

Saving Abby
  Written by Steena Holmes
  Fiction, May 2016
  Paperback/eBook, 272 Pages
  $4.99 - $14.95 Purchase on Amazon

Publisher's Synopsis:
All children’s book illustrator Claire Turner ever wanted was to be a mother. After six years of trying to conceive, she and her husband, Josh, have finally accepted that she will never be pregnant with a child of their own.

Yet once they give up hope, the couple gets the miracle they’ve been waiting for. For the first few months of her pregnancy, Claire and Josh are living on cloud nine.

But when she begins to experience debilitating headaches, blurred vision, and even fainting spells, the soon-to-be mother goes to the doctor and receives a terrifying diagnosis.

Since any treatment could put their unborn baby’s life at risk, the Turners must carefully weigh their limited options. And as her symptoms worsen, Claire will have to make an impossible decision: Save her own life, or save her child’s?

Steena Holmes is the award-winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of a dozen novels.  She lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband, three daughters, and two dogs.  You can find her online at

My Thoughts
Claire and her husband try to get pregnant for years and when they finally give up, she becomes pregnant.  As time goes on, she gets more and more tired and has terrible headaches.  She is told she has cancer but she won't have an abortion.  A touching story.  I Rated This Book:  4/5 Stars ****

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