When circumstances bring Lana and her anonymous egg donor face-to-face, an unexpected friendship is born. Then, just as suddenly, the young woman vanishes—and Lana finds herself a key suspect in this “suspenseful, contemporary, and twisty thriller” (Kirkus Reviews)
“A gripping tale of the consequences of obsession”Publishers Weekly
“A consummate page-turner that also manages incredible layers of emotional depth.” CrimeReads
“Whoa! Talk about a doozy of a debut.” Mystery Scene
* Best Books of 2019: Debut Fiction — CrimeReads
* Best Beach Reads of 2019 — The New York Post
* Best Beach Reads of 2019 — Oprah Magazine










“Daniela Petrova’s debut novel is absolutely dreamy and suspenseful.”
O, The Oprah Magazine
“This is one of the year’s most provocative and eye-opening novels.”
“[An] impressive debut…a gripping tale of the consequences of obsession. Petrova is off to a promising start.”
Publishers Weekly 
“A thrilling suspense novel that asks important questions.”
Los Angeles Review of Books
“A dazzling plot; complex, unforgettable characters; and gorgeous prose that mines the dangerous depths of obsession.”
Aimee Molloy, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Mother 
“Taut pacing, relatable characters, and a twisty, surprising plot combine in this tense and poignant thriller. Secrets and obsession leave their mark in this unputdownable story—a remarkable debut.”
Aimee Molloy, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Mother
“A fun, unputdownable thriller…The premise is so clever and original, and Petrova totally delivers with juicy twists and characters with real emotional depth.” 
Entertainment Weekly 
“Secrets, obsession, lies, betrayals big and small—they’re all here in this expertly paced novel that will keep readers guessing right up until the very last page.”
Aimee Molloy, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Mother
“This moving, heartfelt thriller surprised me again and again…The turns of this story ratchet up the intrigue, making Her Daughter’s Mother one of the most gripping books I’ve read in years…A sure-footed, memorable debut.”
Erica Wright, author of Famous in Cedarville
Her Daughter’s Mother has all the hallmarks of great psychological suspense: a compelling mystery, a cast of intriguing and suspicious characters, and plenty of stunning surprises. But it is the journey of the novel’s protagonists–each trying to find family, connection, and redemption–that makes this page-turner a tender, moving story you won’t soon forget.”
Megan Collins, author of The Family Plot
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