Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

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Read Keep You Safe Online Free - For readers who love issue-driven fiction, Melissa Hill has written a breakout novel exploring the "to vaccinate or not" debate and the tragic consequences of one mother's decision on another.

Single mom Kate O'Donnell is living her worst nightmare. Her young daughter, Clara, who has a medical condition that doesn't allow her to be vaccinated, becomes critically ill when one of her classmates, Lauren-whose family chose not to vaccinate-contracts and spreads the virus. While Lauren has no trouble recovering from the disease, Clara's condition worsens. With time spent by her daughter's bedside, Kate loses her job and slides deeper into medical debt. But when another school parent points the blame at Lauren's mother, Lucy, and the media begins an attack, we see two very different views on parenting and how badly things can spin out of control when all either of these two women wanted was to keep their daughters safe.

Title : Keep You Safe
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ISBN : 077833046X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Trish at Between My Lines rated it ★★★★☆

August 24, 2017

This review was originally posted on Between My Lines Well if ever a book reminds you that there are two sides to every story, it's Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill. I would have said I had little or no interest in the topic of vaccines, but this book transformed it into an absorbing subject. I engag...

The Book Review Café rated it ★★★★☆

September 14, 2017

4.5 ⭐ I decided to read Keep You Safe as I was intrigued by the book description it’s the first book I’ve read by Melissa Hill and what a book it turned out to be, it’s a thought provoking read, and it’s one that will certainly cause heated debate amongst its readers. My own son was vaccinated and...

lacy rated it ★★★★★

June 22, 2017

A super special thank you goes out to Goodreads and Harper Collins publishing/ Mira Books. Thank you so very much for allowing me to read this book beforehand. Please note that this is an uncorrected proof that I read. So somethings I mention might not be in the final version of the book and tha...

Elaine rated it ★★★★★

September 20, 2017

Rating: 4.5/5 This is a thought provoking read, concerned with choices which are controversial regarding the voluntary vaccination of children against Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Carla and Rosie are two girls attending the small village school and neither of them have been vaccinated. Carla didn’t...

Mandy rated it ★★★★☆

August 19, 2017

i really got into this book and read it in one day. i felt for the characters. when Kates daughter Rosie becomes sick with measles it is the beginning of a nightmare. Rosie is allergic to the vaccines. a powerful story that really makes you think and is scary to think how easily it can happen. th...

Margaret rated it ★★★★★

September 20, 2017

4.5 stars Kate's five-year-old daughter Rosie could not be vaccinated because of an intolerance to the gelatine used in live vaccines. Her classmate Clara was not vaccinated either - her mother Madeleine chose not to, fearful of its side-effects. Neither women anticipated the outcome of their deci...

Rachel rated it ★★★★★

September 21, 2017

As a parent we all want what is best for our child and we all do things that maybe another parent may decide not to do. A lot of the time parenting is finding your way through many obstacles and worries to get through the other side with a healthy and happy child. Once I read the blurb I was very...

Claire rated it ★★★★★

September 18, 2017

Two things immediately sprung to mind when I saw what this books about. The first is that, at the age of four, I developed Measles myself. I remember it as being particularly unpleasant and that I was so unwell that I could not even go upstairs at home and had to sleep on the sofa for a week - my...

Rachel rated it ★★★★★

August 29, 2017

Thought provoking, unputdownable, utterly addictive, full of emotion in places, and incredibly well researched is just about the best way I can sum up this new direction for Melissa Hill. Focusing on a topic that can be controversial, vaccinations, and the book manages to put forward all manner o...

Tracy rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2017

I give this book, 5 stars!!  Let me start off this review by saying, I adore books that cause a stir, that are full of controversy, and that make readers debate the topic, i.e. All The Ugly And Wonderful Things By Brynn Greenwood. That book caused a ripple in the book world, and I am absolutely ce...

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