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