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About the book
  • Published: 31 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446495568
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Invisible Threads

A haunting novel about adoption written by a best-selling author and her adopted daughter.

At the age of sixteen, shy introverted Naomi makes a harrowing adult decision about the future of her baby daughter. Sixteen years later, Carrie faces painful challenges of her own. These two very different girls from two different generations, are linked only by the invisible threads of DNA, but as their stories unfold, moving parallels as well as differences between their experiences emerge, lending unusual honesty and force to this compelling novel.

  • Pub date: 31 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446495568
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the Authors

Annie Dalton

Annie Dalton has written over thirty novels for children. She has won the Portsmouth Childrens and Nottingham Oak awards, and was commended for the Carnegie medal. Her best-selling Angels Unlimited series was recently optioned for a feature film.

Maria Dalton

Annie Dalton grew up as an only child in the English countryside during the 1950s. Her father would tell her fantastic stories, often with her as the principal character. This led her to the fantasy section at her local library, thus sparking a lifelong love of fiction.
Dalton went on to study at the University of Warwick and soon started writing.
Dalton now lives in Norfolk. She has three children, Anna, Reuben and Maria, and two grandchildren, Sophie and Isabelle.

Praise for Invisible Threads

“"Convincing, contemporary . . . this is a thoughtful story about mothers and daughters and the need to belong."”

The Guardian

“Strong emotional impact . . . .The most impressive facet of the Daltons' technique is to convey the girls' shared yearning for love and acceptance . . .”

The Irish Times

“Interesting and original”

Books for Keeps

“A Moving exploration of mother/daughter relationships.”

Daily Echo

“Invisible Threads is a wonderful exploration of the realtionship bewteen mothers and daughters and the conflict and and comfort that is at its core.”


“A touching story.”

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