‘Relinquished, Returned, Rejected’ by Jackee Ashwin

Relinquished, Returned, RejectedA true and very personal story about becoming a mother, losing one baby to forced adoption and another to stillbirth, then years later reconnecting with your adult son and making tough life decisions.
Despite the difficult subject matter, Jackee Ashwin has told her story in an easy-to-read straightforward style that pulls no punches.
By the end, those who have not experienced the trauma of losing a newborn will have some understanding, while those who have will feel they are not in it alone.
A strongly-written, genuine account of what it was like to have been part of the ‘stolen white generation’. In Jackee’s own words, ‘If I can help one other person come to terms with what happened, writing my book will have been worth it.’

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About Debbie Terranova

Debbie Terranova is an Australian author of contemporary and historical fiction. 'The Scarlet Key' published in 2016 is the second Seth VerBeek mystery. The crime-busting reporter is back with a new cast of unforgettable characters and a new puzzle to solve. It's about live, love, death, and tattoos, with a touch of the mystical. 'Baby Farm', her debut novel, is a cozy crime mystery about forced adoptions of the 1970s, and a surrogacy and baby trafficking racket. It is the first of the Seth VerBeek series. Debbie Terranova is a prizewinning author of short stories: 'Mowbray Brothers' about growing up in East Brisbane in the 1920s; and 'Mischief' about reinventing yourself and in the process falling in love ... with an adorable but mischievous cat.
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