Baby Frankie is born into an unusual family. Her mother is desperate to find someone to take care of her child and she doesn’t have much time.
Noel doesn’t seem to be the most promising of fathers but despite everything, he could well be Frankie’s best hope.
As for Lisa, she is prepared to give up everything for the man she loves; surely he’s going to love her back?
And Moira is having none of it. She knows what’s right, and has the power to change the course of Frankie’s life … but Moira is hiding secrets of her own.
Minding Frankie is a story about unconventional families, relationships which aren’t quite what they seem, and the child at the heart of everyone’s lives …
Reviews of Minding Frankie
“Binchy weaves her magic once again in an addictive story about families and people who aren’t always quite what they seem.” — Woman and Home
“A heart-warming tale of how affection and determination can deliver the love a child needs to flourish in an unconventional environment.” — Good Book Guide
“Yet another heart-warmer … a lovely story of unconventional relationships and the importance of children.” — South Wales Argus
Published in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand by Orion. Published in the USA by Knopf.
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- Has the traditional concept of ‘family’ changed? What is more important, do you think, family relations or friendship?
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