Child Of My Heart by Merry Stahel
Publisher: White Rose Publishing
Genre: Contemporary, Inspirational
Length: Short (72 pages)
Rating: 4.5 Books
Reveiwed by Fennel
Hannah didn’t expect to be raising her mother’s surrogate child. But Baby Seth’s parents also died, and he has no one else...Until Uncle Aaron shows up, demanding that Hannah give up her half-brother to his family, since genetically, Seth is their son.
Can the love of one tiny baby unite two families?
How would you feel if you discovered your mother was eight months pregnant and never mentioned it to you? How would you feel when you discovered the truths behind those secrets? And how would you feel when you discovered you and your half-sibling were orphans? Well within minutes you find out how Hannah feels and what happens when she tries to do the 'right thing'.
Merry Stahel takes all these events and weaves them together with her hero Aaron Callahan who, through grief, blows off Hannah's attempts to fulfill her mother's contract.
Ms Stahel heroine and hero are believable personalities with fears and dreams we can all relate to. We all know about personal fears and pride, we all want dream fulfilment, and in this tightly written and emotionally presented story Merry Stahel gives us that and more.
This short story has it all, and is well worth picking up.