Nine First Dates by Jennifer Ryder

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

In the small hours of the morning, Abi Knight is startled awake by the phone call no mother ever wants to get: her teenage daughter Olivia has fallen off a bridge. Not only is Olivia brain dead, she’s pregnant and must remain on life support to keep her baby alive. And then Abi sees the angry bruises circling Olivia’s wrists. When the police unexpectedly rule Olivia’s fall an accident, Abi decides to find out what really happened that night. Heartbroken and grieving, she unravels the threads of her daughter’s life. Was Olivia’s fall an accident? Or something far more sinister?

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexual assault of a minor
  • Teen pregnancy
  • Death from a fall
  • Daughter on life support

* Context : The protagonist’s pregnant teenage daughter fell off a bridge after being assaulted. She is on life support until she is able to deliver the baby or the baby dies.