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Deny Me Not

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“You knew my mother better than that…”
“I don’t know what you’re intimating, girl, but I’d watch what I was saying if I were you.”

Born in a 1960s mother and baby home Hannah Casey has never known her father but when her mother finally discloses his name she is determined to confront him.

Her search takes her into the rural community of Rathbrandon where her arrival impa
Paperback, 436 pages
Published 2013 by Bushel Press
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May 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Brilliant read a real page turner. The characters were so believable you could picture them....obnoxious....good neighbour.....reliable friend.....bully.....bullied......and as the author herself says...a cut above buttermilk!!
May 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A definite page turner ... couldn't put it down. Interesting characters, exasperating, lovable, curious and downright hateful .... all life was there.
A 'must read' book.
Mrs Margaret Maher
A good book

I enjoyed this book. This is the first book I have read from this author. I quite like her writing
Apr 27, 2013 rated it liked it
Secret babies and the people who made them is the driving force behind a compelling family drama set in rural Ireland by Irish author Margaret Hawkins. Deny Me Not tells the story of Hannah Casey, a 40-year old nurse raised in a children's home who sets out to get her natural father, Abraham Stephenson, to acknowledge her. Reviewed in more detail at
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Recommended to Martha by: Nolan's Bookshop, New Ross
Set in Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years but goes back to the 1960's when Hannah Casey was born in a Mother and Baby home in Dublin, this is the story of her relationship with her mother, her quest to find out who her father is and her attempts to get him to acknowledge her afterwards. I didn't want to put it down. ...more
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I found this book a real page turner I could not wait to see what happened next
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