Darling Baby Mine by John de St Jorre

Darling Baby Mine by John de St Jorre is out today. I’m biased, because I editing the book, but it’s a fascinating literary memoir that deserves to be read.

It’s about John’s search for his mother, with nothing but a memory of her smoking to keep him company. Her identity is a secret and she’s mostly been wiped from the family tree. When his father dies, in John’s later life, he finally managed to find his mother. She’s living in a mental asylum, where she has been for most of his life, and their relationship starts there.

It’s been one of my favourite projects to work on due to such a heart-wrenching true story but also such an easy-going and professional author. I love this book. Check it out here. 

Published by Nici freelance writer

I’m a freelance content writer, copywriter and editor living in London, UK. I'm climate curious, run baby-friendly writing workshops and publishing writing from women at Boudicca Press.

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