THE secrets of midwives

Neva Bradley, a third generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy— including the identity of the baby’s father— hidden from her family and co-workers for as long as possible. Her mother, Grace, finds it impossible to let this secret rest. For Floss, Neva’s grandmother and a retired midwife, Neva’s situation thrusts her back 60 years in time to a secret that eerily mirrors her granddaughter’s—a secret which, if revealed, will have life-changing consequences for them all.

 

In a family of midwives, babies are brought into the world and secrets surface. But are some secrets best kept hidden?