Silent Sisters

Author: Joanne Lee
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ISBN: 9781912624300
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A deadly secret. A horrifying discovery.For over 20 years, Joanne Lee's mother kept the remains of not one, but three newborn babies hidden in a bin in her wardrobe.She had buried a fourth baby in newspaper and ragsin St Helens Cemetery.For the first time since exposing her mother's crimes, Joanne breaks her silence over her family's horrific ordeal and her fight for justice for the siblings she never knew.Growing up in chaotic circumstances on Merseyside, Joanne suffered at the hands of a violent boyfriend and controlling relatives, as her mother lapsed into a downward spiral of drinking and casual sex following the break-up of her marriage. But the consequences of her mother's messy lifestyle turned out to be far worse than Joanne could ever have imagined.She already knew of the baby buried in a shallow makeshift grave next to the family plot. But when Joanne came across a red plastic bin in her mother's wardrobe in 2009, she realised that the family home held an even more sinister secret.In Silent Sisters, the daughter who was falsely accused of murdering her own baby sister will tell her full story for the first time, detailing her struggle to understand her mother, to piece together the truth and to give the four babies the proper burial they deserve.
Silent Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Joanne Lee
Categories: Infanticide
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04 - Publisher:

A deadly secret. A horrifying discovery.For over 20 years, Joanne Lee's mother kept the remains of not one, but three newborn babies hidden in a bin in her wardrobe.She had buried a fourth baby in newspaper and ragsin St Helens Cemetery.For the first time since exposing her mother's crimes, Joanne
Silent Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jenny Tomlin, Kim Challinor
Categories: Abused wives
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Hodder Paperback

For years, Jenny and sister Kim suffered horrendous physical and sexual abuse at the hands of their father. They survived in part because of their closeness and their determination to be there for each other. Both sisters left home at the earliest opportunity to escape but before long, Jenny was
Silent Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Betty G. Russell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-11 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1991. This work on homelessness amongst women investigates how far it is a gender- based condition. Describing the lives of women without homes, and drawing upon homeless women's views of themselves and society, the book offers a cultural analysis which contains elements of an answer to the
Silent Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jenny Tomlin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-16 - Publisher: Hachette UK

For years, Jenny and sister Kim suffered horrendous physical and sexual abuse at the hands of their father. They survived in part because of their closeness and their determination to be there for each other. Both sisters left home at the earliest opportunity to escape but before long, Jenny was
The Silent Sister
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Diane Chamberlain
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-09 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

The Silent Sister is a gripping novel from Diane Chamberlain, the bestselling author of The Midwife's Confession. What if everything you believed turned out to be a lie? Riley MacPherson is returning to her childhood home in North Carolina. A place that holds cherished memories. While clearing out the house