Breathing on Glass by Jennifer Cryer

Breathing on Glass

Jennifer Cryer

Amber, Rhea and Lewis occupy the three sides of a complex love triangle in this cautionary tale of longing and betrayal. At its core lies Rhea and Lewis's quest to develop the perfect stem cell, whilst Amber undergoes fertility treatment to satisfy her longing for a baby. With lab coats and test tubes at the ready, join this thrilling journey where science has the power to make dreams come true. And to destroy them.

Extract

She didn't speak, and knowledge seeped into Lewis. He took it to mean that unless the IVF worked she wouldn't love him just the same. There was a silence while he convinced himself of it. Emotion was faster than reason. The feeling of never being enough was always ready to claw its way upward.

Parallels
  • The Confidant by Helene Gremillon
  • The Two Week Wait by Sarah Rayner