“Gracie’s Secret”

Author: Jill Childs
Copyright ยฉ 2018

KD Rating:

4 Stars Out of 10 Stars

The novel speaks of the love of a mother for her toddler daughter. Mainly utilizing Jennifer’s perspective all throughout the story, the prose starts off with her finding out that Gracie, her daughter, was in a car accident with Ella, her ex-husband’s new woman. As Gracie grapples with a coma at the hospital, Jennifer is befriended by Matt, a seemingly Good Samaritan, who later on becomes part of their lives. Continue reading “Gracie’s Secret”



The whole house is caught up in a whirlwind of excitement as the they await her arrival. No cobwebs on the walls; the linens are freshly washed; and the silverware’s newly polished. Even the food smells a bit more enticing. Because, she’s on her way home.

That’s the way it is.

The day feels too bleak and too heavy when she’s not around, when she’s upset, or when she’s silent. Yet, the world lights up and every dream seems possible when she’s there and she’s happy. A hearty laugh from her puts everything in order.

She’s the life of the party. She’s the center of every family.