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Standing Still: A Novel

Standing Still - Kelly Simmons A suburban mom's worst fears come to life: an intruder in her daughter's bedroom! As if you haven't already fantasized this on some level, suburban moms, add panic disorder and a constantly traveling husband, a dark secret in the past...what would you do? Claire Cooper says "Take me instead." and we are off on a page-turning journey to ultimately discover why she offers herself in the place of her child.
This novel brings up questions about motherhood, marriage and self. You will empathize with the regrets, choices and split second decisions Claire makes.
Highly recommended for book clubs, because you will want to talk about this one long into the night!