Next to You: Caron's Courage Remembered by Her Mother

Next to You: Caron's Courage Remembered by Her Mother Review

A moving, thought-provoking and uplifting story of a wonderful mother, daughter relationship.

Gloria Hunniford's daughter, TV presenter Caron Keating, was 34 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

The next seven years of Caron's life, and her family's, became a quest for recovery that ultimately took them across the world.

They became experts in the illness and its treatment, both conventional and alternative. All the while Caron was living in the public eye and keeping her own, devastating secret.

This is Gloria's account of Caron's life. It is about the difficult bond between mothers and daughters ... about what happens to a family when one of its members gets taken over by a disease.

It's a celebration of an unbreakable mother - daughter relationship and how that relationship withstood the strain of Caron's illness. And above all it's a book to commemorate a spirited, magical woman. A woman who loved life and fought to hold onto it.

'It is outstanding from the beginning ... feels painfully truthful but is utterly absorbing. It does make you cry - endlessly' Daily Express

'We see Caron as a daughter, a sister, a wife, a friend and a mother - but most of all as a fighter. This is not a story of illness and death rather it's a beautiful, emotional celebration of an extraordinary life that sadly ended far too soon. A beautiful read' Daily Record

Title:Next to You: Caron's Courage Remembered by Her Mother
Edition Language:English

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  • Andrea

    this is a heartbreaking book its a mothers story.good book...

  • Susanne

    I really enjoyed reading this book - it was well written with fab photos.. It was incredibly emotional - I grew up with Caron as one of my heroines on the tv with her crazy dress code and beautiful fa...

  • ReadAlongWithSue

    Most upsetting read, but just had to do it.The exerts of Caron's own story is written in this book and Gloria inserts an expanded version of each top as it goes.If you read it, get out the tissues as ...

  • Shirley Revill

    An unforgettable and heartbreaking read....

  • Jacqueline

    that no one knows what they would do in this awful situation.also I learned of one womans bravery and courage,and the heartbreak of anothers...

  • Brigid Gallagher

    "Next to You" is the story of one families journey as they embrace a beloved daughter, mother, wife and friend in her fight against cancer.Although Caron Keating initially had a lump removed from her ...

  • Usha

    I just could not put down this book. This book really touched my heart. Amazing to read about the courage of a woman who wants to defy death and ensure her children are not left without a mother.Chall...

  • Kelly S

    An excellent biography which is very moving. It shows the wonders of positive thinking and how a young woman comes to terms with her immortality. It showed a very realistic portrayal of a mother-daugh...

  • Kay

    I did not like the character of Caron or the way the narrative was written. A personal memoir that should have stayed personal. ...

  • Trina Hollis

    A really moving story about a woman's fight against cancer, the power of positive thinking and also their mother daughter relationship....