I’m a boy’s mom. Which will make me the mom of a young man, with all the worries and the dangers that come with it. Does it scare me? Hell to the yeah. All the way down, despite my and my husband’s effort to give him solid examples of good people, and all the blah blah about good parenting. But the truth is, you can only try, and (oh, so sadly) there’s no telling how the teenager phase is going to play out. So yeah, I so empathize with the Heroines of this book! And I may take a note or two.
The book is Moms With Secrets (Tammy & Lisa Mom Detectives Book 1) by Bena Roberts, a Chick Lit , Cozy Mystery, Parenting Drama.
Move over Thelma and Louise! Enter Tammy and Lisa two moms of troubled teenage boys. Not convinced of the school’s ability to deal with serious issues, the two mothers become mom detectives.
Meet Tammy Lewis – the local politician’s wife. She is a dutiful wife and adores her family. Her life in her cozy village and Victorian home is perfect.
Enter Lisa Evans – an enigmatic yoga teacher and single mother. Lisa has worked hard to succeed in her life, and when she discovers her teenage son might be dealing drugs, she comes up with a crafty plan. Lisa sets out to frame innocent mom Tammy Lewis for her son’s misdemeanors. Lisa’s son and Tammy’s son are best friends so; the set-up could work.
Is Tammy the pushover that Lisa believes?
More importantly? Has the village school got the accusations right? Are Mark and Ethan, Tammy & Lisa’s children really the local village school drug lords?
Author Bena Roberts has delivered a warm and witty short read ideals for mums with troubled teenage boys who understand the pull of motherhood. How far would you go to protect your teenage son?
About the Author
Bena Roberts was a journalist and analyst. Now she prefers the title novelist and romance adventurist. She graduated in England 1994 and then with a Masters in 1997.
Born in 1973, Bena lived in West London until she was 24. Then she lived and worked in Budapest, Bruges, Prague, Amsterdam, Vienna, Hamburg and Munich. She currently resides in Germany, between Heidelberg and Frankfurt. Although she still refers to London as ‘home.’
Bena successfully created a technology blog which gained funding, had lunch with Steve Ballmer and was ‘top 50 most influential woman in mobile.’ Her blog also won several awards including Metro Best Blog.
Bena has two children, loves small dogs and always writes books with a cup of Earl Grey.
Bena’s favorite literary style is black humor, and she hopes to offer a unique voice in this area. Her books aim to confront the darkest of life experiences, with levity. Most of her writing is heavy hitting yet also entertaining. The second novel out in 2018 offers thought-provoking fiction which embraces the absurd with reality.
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