Someone's stolen your baby. But no one believes you.
You wake up alone after an emergency caesarean, desperate to see your child. And when you are shown the small infant in the nursery, a terrible thought takes root: this baby is not your baby.
No one believes you. Not the nurses, your father or even your own husband. They say you’re confused and delusional. Dangerous.
But you’re a doctor – you know how easily mistakes can be made. It’s up to you to find your real child, your miracle baby, before it’s too late.
With everyone against you, is it safe to trust your instincts? Or are memories from your past clouding your judgement? This can’t all be in your head . . . can it?
“Digs deep to examine the dark side of motherhood - mental illness, failure, violent thoughts - and refuses to look away. Mine throws into question the sanity of the narrator, the trustworthiness of doctors and the reader's understanding of right and wrong”
“An original, brave new voice”
Australian Women's Weekly
“By turns compelling, confounding, frightening and heartbreaking - a riveting tale”
The Courier Mail
“A rewarding read - a top pick for book clubs”
“Gripping, creepy and nail-biting, Mine is a heartbreaking psychological thriller that haunted me long after the final page”
Toni Jordan, author of ADDITION and OUR TINY, USELESS HEARTS
“Powerful, insightful and all too believable. Not knowing what is real and what isn’t is the most frightening experience of all”
Inga Simpson, author of NEST and WHERE THE TREES WERE
“Utterly compelling and brilliantly confounding. A novel where all possible explanations are suspect — even your own”
Wendy James, author of THE GOLDEN CHILD
“Fascinating and frightening – a white-knuckle ride through every parent’s worst nightmare to the edge of madness”
Kylie Ladd, author of MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS
“Mine is compelling, dark and claustrophobic. From the first page Susi Fox’s protagonist draws you into her murky world of seeming paranoia. The setting is oppressive – a hospital that is the stuff of nightmares – and Fox’s medical background lends credibility and fascinating detail that renders it all the more unsettling. Recommended for all fans of psychological suspense. I couldn’t sleep until I finished it . . . and then I couldn’t sleep at all”
Dervla McTiernan, author of the THE RUIN
Shortlisted • 2019 • Adult crime novels
Shortlisted • 2019 • Debut books