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His book as been called a knock off or fictional take on the Amanda Knox Case Not really That s like saying I m a knockoff of Kate Upton because we wear the same bra size but our boobs just aren t in the same placeYes there is This is an interesting story about murder and motherhood The story is told from Jennifer s point of view and the book delves deeply into ow the murder accusations effect the accused s family I was interested in the storyline and figuring our whether Emma was innocent or guilty But there was something about the book that put me off a little I am sure everyone as eard the motto for writers show don t tell Well this author did not show very much For instance when the author was describing some of the landmarks or customs in Spain she sounded like of a tour guide When I read books set in other locations especially when those locations are other countries I enjoy authors who can transplant me to that place with their words This book did not do thatNow of course this book was about than just the location but that is just an example of where the author fell flat in er descriptions of things I really disliked the character of Jennifer It was Algiers Tomorrow hard to connect wither because the author also did not describe Jennifer s feelings very well There would be long conversations with dialogue only no descriptions of facial expressions emotions or anything So the only way I knew Jennifer was feeling was when she actually told someone about it And Jennifer seemed way blind to er daughters faults than most mothers Every single time something appened and there are flashbacks of other events that The Tek War Chronicles happened throughout Emma s childhood Jennifer would make excuses and say there was a mistake despite irrefutable evidence to the contrary That got really old Jennifer s decision at the end of the book shocked me and furthered my dislike ofer I don t want to say too much about that because I don t want to give away the ending to those who may choose to read the book The Perfect Mother started with a midnight phone call That was the only part that I was expecting I thought this would be a book about the judicial system of Spain and The State in the Third Millennium how an American is unfairly treated I was wrong This is not a book about Emma it is the story of Jennifer the mother It is a story onow she Learning by Accident had always taken care ofer family sometimes to the extreme and Abducted Bride how itas made Emma the student and person she Fireproof (Maggie ODell, has become There were points in the book that I stopped and uestioned my own mothering skills andow I would Grammar Without Tears haveandled the same situation I found this Valkenburg Foundation happening often and realizing that fixing it does not alwaysave the long term effects that a mother Les rives du Danube vlo, de Ulm Passau hopes for Throughout the story I really felt for Jennifer There were times it felt like everyone was againster Emma certainly was not elping erself er usband was in the US the court system was working against Oasis her and evener PI and lawyer sometimes seemed to be against 2027 - A Near-Future Fantasy (2027: Near-future feminization Book 1) her Jennifer did wake up and realize that sometimes youave to take off your rose colored glasses and look The Spirit of Intimacy harder at yourself andow you are living your life to see the truth I feel like she is coming out of this Books (Notes) ... horrible adventure a better person and definitely a better mom She still needselp and support but I believe she will find it now that Signs, Wonders, And The Kingdom Of God her eyes are openI did not feel sorry for Emma She did nothing toelp The Taming of the Tights (Misadventures of Tallulah Casey herself and did not appreciate those that were trying to freeer Although being in a foreign prison was punishment I am not convinced that Emma The Great Exchange has become a better person or even understands the whole picture I feel like she needs a lot ofelp and the only way she will get it is for someone to force The Keys to Tulsa her She does not see that there is anything wrong witherself and the way she is living Oltre i confini del cuore her life The Perfect Mother is definitely a book that shows the tougher and darker side of motherhood and the bonds between mothers and daughters I recommend this book The Hook As a mother a book with the title The Perfect Mother called out to me Who is this woman Well let s find out The Line Your children can get into trouble without itaving anything to do with you The Sinker A story pulled right out of the Masterpiece headlines The Perfect Mother is an exploration of a parent s or in this case perhaps a mother s worst nightmare The mother Jennifer Lewis is the proud mother of Emma Lewis She s a Princeton exchange student studying in Spain and all seems well with the world Then the phone rings in the middle of the night Everything was so perfect in Jennifer s world that she didn t even get that pit in the stomach feeling that those late night calls cause Hello It was Emma s voice shaken and vulnerable through torrents of tears Mom She sobbed You told me not to do anything stupid and I did Emma distraught tellser mother someone was killed and the police think she did it Jennifer tries to get information but Emma sobs and begs The Reality Creation Technique her mother to just comeSo begins Jennifer Lewis fight to saveer daughter from a a lengthy prison sentence in a foreign country Sounds good doesn t it So what went wrong I do not Flirtation (Shifters Forever After, have to like characters to like a book At times the most despicable people make a book for me They need to be credible even if unreliable I couldn t totally buy into the dialogue personal conversations or the thoughts that ran through the mind of the characters The choices and the actions of most key players were just a bit off for me Descriptions were sometimes stilted and flat Perhaps my expectations were tooigh I expected a gut wrenching experience but my emotions were barely tugged I did read on There were times when the dialogue between mother and daughter seemed plausible but there were also times when I just thought Oh come on MediocreI love stories that explore what we will do for love or What She Wanted how far we will go to protect our children Jennifer Lewis is the mother bear of all mother bears but she missed the mark for me If you were thinking of reading The Perfect Mother do not let my review change your mind Reviewsave been positive and readers should draw their own conclusions. On the story exaggerating every sordid detail One by one Emma’s defense team The Uninvited her father and finally even Jennifer begin toave doubts A novel of arrowing emotional suspense The Perfect Mother probes the dark side of parenthood and the complicated bond between mothers and daughte.
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This review is a little late coming as I didn t realize I adn t yet updated it even though I finished it over a month ago This book caught my attention as it s description seemed to Decoding Air Travel have many similarities to the Amanda Knox case Jennifer Lewis is shocked when she is awakened in the night by a phone call fromer terrified daughter Emma Calling from Spain Emma begs Dragon's Curse (The Hearts of Dragons Book 1) (English Edition) her mother to come uickly as thereas been a murder and she is in jail Of course Jennifer uickly makes arrangements for the care of Keys to the Ultimate Freedom her other children and rushes to be wither daughter and Hollands Grimoire of Magickal Correspondences help straighten out what must be auge mistake As Jennifer fights for قصههای خوب برای بچههای خوب --- ۶ her daughter andelps investigate she starts to wonder Resilient how well she knowser daughter The book Rozwazania o Psalmach held my interest well as I really wanted to know whatappened the night of the murder Also being a mother to a teenage girl this book brings up the uestion of Grumpy, Frumpy, Happy, Snappy A Silly Monster Opposites Book how far would I go to save my daughter As mothers of course we want to fix everything for our children However when we do too much for them are we doingarm than good when we intervene in certain situationsI recommend this book It is well written with a good plot and flows at a good pace The premise to this book جامع التواریخ جلد 4 فهرست ها had meooked Jennifer is the mother to three children the eldest of which is Emma who at twenty is studying in Spain One night Jennifer takes a phone call that changes Tug Hill Country her life Emma is at the Police station suspect in the murder of a local boy I love books that let me play the What would I do game and this is definitely one of those readsThis book is as much about Jennifer ander relationships than the murder of Rodrigo Perez which almost becomes the backdrop to the drama being played out in Jennifer s life as she is faced with the reality that Dragon Ball Anime Comics, Vol. 2 her daughter which is different to that of the pretty intelligentonour roll girl who goes to Princeton this is a girl who What Well Leave Behind (Thirty-Eight, has been lying toer parents about where she lives and Thirty-Eight Days (Thirty-Eight, how she spendser days for monthsThis book 8 1/2 has obviously been based on the killing of Meredith Kercher an English student studyi Review also posted Go Book YourselfThis was such a gem I stumbled across this by chance on Netgalley and reuested it on a whim I m so glad I did The past few books I ve readave been mediocre so this was a breath of fresh airThe perfect mother is a work of fiction but is very reminiscent of the Amanda Knox caseJennifer gets a late night phone call from Health and Healing for African-Americans her daughter When your a parent late night phone calls always set alarm bells ringing When your child is in a different country it s 10 times worse Her daughter Emmaas been arrested following the murder of a much loved Spanish teenager whom she accuses of trying to sexually assault Garden of Snakes (House of Royals herEmma expects to bailed out byer mother because thats the way its always been If Emma New Testament Apocalyptic has a problem mommy comes to the rescue and offers excuses or gentle persuasion so things swing iner daughters favor Jennifer is the perfect mother The mother all the other teenagers look up too and feel they can share their problems withThis resulted in what seems to be an utterly detestable spoiled teenager I really just wanted to slap Emma and yell start telling the truth girly or face life behind bars I love it when an author is talented enough to provoke such a reaction in me though When the media get wind of the case the run with the promiscuous American angle The whole country is baying for 隠れていた宇宙 [Kakurete Ita Uchū] 2 her blood as nothing she says seems to add up and Her sole focus is to protecter vigilante boyfriend Paco I thought it was very interesting that Paco was such a strong character even though The Sorcerers Soul he didn tave a voice in this bookJennifer s character is the only one that shined for me I ated Emma and er fathers attitude to the whole event was so blas that it was almost unbelievableI Satans Mistress have to say that the pacing was perfect I raced through this and found it extremelyard to put down I changed my mind about Emma several times during the book and was compelled to keep going at the end of every chapter The ending was entirely surprising giving Emma s actions throughout the story but it still left my mouth What My Mother and I Dont Talk About hanging open I wouldave loved just one or two pagesIf you like crime fiction but are looking for something a little lighter than usual then I d Tagus the Night Horse (Beast Quest, highly recommend The Perfect Mother It s aighly engaging emotionally driven read 25 starsI thought this book was okay I really did not like Jennifer or Emma I thought they were both spoiled whiny and entitled At some points I found myself rooting against them because I found them so unlikeable Jennifer views Love Beyond Limits (Among the Fair Magnolias) her daughter Emma asaving no faults at all and explains away everything that Emma does wrong even Inochi The Book of Life her part in the murder of a young Spanish man My dislike only increased as she pines away for the PIelping Gol Atan Kaleye her work oner daughter s case She just came across as so selfish She didn t care that The Age of Disruption her other kids atome needed Burning bridges her She said that she was staying in Spain toelp Freshman Scandal (Freshman Dorm, her daughter but it was clear that she just wanted to be near Roberto Emma does nothing but whine and complain even aser parents are paying for Rembrandts Jews high priced lawyers and private detectives toelp Refusing His Second Chance her Without them she would ve rotted away in a Spanish prison and she is not the least bit gratefulview spoiler I was waiting for the end I knew that everything was not as Emma claimed It was obvious to me that she was much involved than she said she was I was not surprised at all that Jennifer chose to once again cover forer daughter All the incidents described throughout the book showed Brand Name Dates hower parents Confectionately Yours Collection (Confectionately Yours, helpeder whenever she got into any kind of trouble so she would never The Maiden Dinosaur have to face any kind of conseuence It even escalated to murderide spoiler During the Amanda Knox trial the US press regaled us with the Italians labeling Knox as Foxy Knoxy an American girl gone wild while studying in Italy Her family was presented as a bunch of sad sacks mortgaging their lives for their ne er do well daughter Was Knox guilty Innocent As much a victim as the deceased girl We know what the Italian court said the first time but they. When an American exchange student is accused of murder Swing Trading with Oliver Velez Course Book with DVD her mother will stop at nothing to saveerA midnight phone call shatters Jennifer Lewis’s carefully orchestrated life Her daughter Emma who’s studying abroad in Spain as been arrested after the brutal murder of another stud.
Ve now determined that Knox needs to stand trial againDid she do itAs I read The Perfect Mother I couldn t elp but think about the Amanda Knox trial Nina Darnton s book is based on the trial an attractive entitled American girl eads to Spain for a year abroad meets a local guy who might be a drug dealer a young man is murdered and the girl is arrested as an accompliceIn Darnton s book the story is told primarily from the mother s point of view Jennifer is a former model and actress a woman accustomed to presenting a beautiful fa ade When er children were born she stayed The Emperor of Nihon-Ja (Rangers Apprentice, home with them determined to be the best mom in the world Jennifer admits that she enjoys being the mom all the other kids love to be around even aser oldest daughter Emma seems to be somewhat less impressedWhen Jennifer is awoken with a call from Emma saying she s been arrested for murder Jennifer s first thought is to get to Nora (Sunfire, her daughter as soon as possible Her second forusband Mark a corporate lawyer to get the best attorney possible in Seville Her third We can t tell anyone that our daughter Sam the Plumber has been accused of murderThat last thought kicks off a pattern that Jennifer will finderself following Always appearancesThis isn t to say that she doesn t love er daughter She plainly clearly does Yet Jennifer is also as Mark points out blind to the truth She lets erself believe what she wants to believe nearly convincing Outside the Paint herself that it s true something Mark accuseser of Hoopers Pasture from Maine to Vermont having done repeatedly throughout their marriageJennifer is convinced that Emma is innocent She s convinced that Emma s version of the events of the night of the murder are correct She does not waver She does not uestion She is resoluteA perfect mother would react like that wouldn t sheJose Emma s lawyer is not so uick to believe in Emma s innocence nor is Roberto a private investigator theyire Roberto in fact is Historic Hahns Peak highly skeptical He asks uestions and makes occasional statements that broadcastis disbelief in Emma s story but all Jennifer cares about is the job Roberto can do She takes exception to some of what Deathcaster (Shattered Realms, he says bute s the means to an endMark and Jennifer s marriage takes a Out of the Ashes (The Legacy Chronicles, hit of course She stays in Spain whilee BITE (A Mate Of His Own headsome to work on a big money court case Jennifer at first judges im arshly but then she comes to embrace Six-Moon Trail her time in control in Spain She loves Mark but findsim burdensomeAnd then there is Roberto The emotional sustenance that Jennifer should be drawing from Mark instead comes from Roberto They swap emotional intimacies and Jennifer feels Mustard Seed Magic herself drawn deep and deeper toimFor a woman for whom appearances are so important this trial upends er world Her daughter is innocent but that same daughter the one for whom Jennifer is sacrificing time with er other two children er usband and The Witches her parents treatser Splinter horribly with condescension and disdain Yes Emma needser parents on Breed of Innocence (The Breed Chronicles her side but that doesn t stoper from trying to alienate them as best as possibleIt is uickly apparent that Emma is manipulative and deceitful As Mark and Jennifer recall events from Emma s life you can see that deceit and manipulation were planted early Jennifer in The Princes Mistress her uest to be the perfect mother allowed Emma to get away with some childhood mischief some serious than others Is that why Emma s in jail Was Jennifer too permissive Did she notold Emma accountable for Immortal Jellyfish her mistakesDarnton asks some interesting uestions Justow responsible are parents for their children s behavior She also uestions the tabloid press both the United States and Spain s Why do they print salacious libel Why must they cast judgmentFrantic with worry about Emma Jennifer does everything she can to California help prove Emma s innocence Mark a far less enthusiastic believer ofis daughter s lack of culpability flies in periodically It doesn t take long for a wedge to come between them Past Afgantsy hurts and present insecurity drive them tourl Distant Early Warning (Star Trek (Star Trek: S.C.E., hateful invectives to each other particularlyarmful when Mark and Jennifer need each other mostJennifer s search for perfection is a subtext of the novel As she packs to go to Spain she wonders what sort of clothing to wear to court What does the mother of the defendant wear She dresses with care even when meeting Roberto for drinksAnd then there is the ending which may not satisfy some of you What would the perfect mother do How would she respond You know the answers to those uestions and so does Jennifer But will she Somnium heed themI did not want to put this book down It is fantastically written and keeps you turning the pages Jennifer is not always sympathetic Mark and Emma even less so Butow would you act if your child was accused of a murder you know you just know The Cronos Complex I he or she didn t commit You know this because you know your childOr perhaps as Jennifer slowly discovers you know the part of your child that she lets you know There are other parts that are concealed from you for reasons that confound youDid Emma do what she s accused of doing Did Amanda KnoxSometimes there is to the story than what you see on the surface That s a lesson Jennifer with all of the importance she places on appearancesas to learn Whether she likes what she discovers whether she can live with it is something she needs to ascertainRead this book And then come back and tell me what you think appens at the endPublished on VoxLibrisnetVoxLibris Jennifer Lewis is sleeping one night in er Connecticut Maid of Dishonor (The Wedding Season, home when she receives a telephone call It is fromer eldest child twenty year old Emma who Dem Nordpol am nächsten has been living and studying in Spain for the last eight months Emma blurts out a tale of a man being killed iner apartment and asks Heart Beat her parents to come andelp The Site Book her Howeverusband Mark a lawyer The Devils Possession himself suggests that Jennifer go to Spain first and thate will join Betraying Beauty (Vegas Titans, her there Before long Jenniferas left behind Vrolok her other children sixteen year old Lily and eight year old Eric and gone to supporter daughterOf course as we can tell Do we ever know our children or ourselves This seems to be the uestion Nina Darnton is asking in The Perfect Mother and it is universal Ent Jennifer rushes to 僕の愛を知れ! [Boku no Ai o Shire!] her side certain the arrest is a terrible mistake and determined to do whatever is necessary to bring Emmaome But as she begins to investigate the crime she starts to wonder whether she ever really knew er daughter The police charge Emma and the press leaps.
A journalist for thirty years Nina Darnton wrote her first novel An African Affair three years ago and never looked back Her second novel The Perfect Mother will be published by Plume on November 29th 2014 Nina is married to the journalist and novelist John Darnton They have three children and four grandchildren and live in New York City and New Paltz New York