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Daniel, My Son tells the story of Daniel’s illness and the rollercoaster of emotions which accompanied it, for both Daniel and his family. It tells how he developed coping mechanisms to enable him to live life to the full, within the constraints imposed by his cancer and the brutal treatment he had to undergo. It tells how he faced his mortality at far too young an age.


But it is so much more than a biography of this amazing young man.


I am Daniel’s father and a passionate believer that humankind must learn from lessons forged in adversity. The book illustrates all that I learnt during five and a half amazing years, and the years of grief which have followed.


Emphasising the importance of creativity and hope for those suffering with life-threatening illnesses, the book suggests how to advocate and research for a seriously ill child. Whether you are a doctor or a parent, or simply someone ready to be moved by the human spirit at its most inspiring, so many have said that Daniel, My Son is a rewarding read - a powerful story of the human family at its best. The book exemplifies the importance of humanity coming together and helping each other as we traverse life’s rocky terrain.


You can find out more about the themes discussed in the book elsewhere on my website and you can buy the book from Amazon (print and Kindle), Splendid Books, Waterstones online (print and eBook), WH Smith online and e-Books. It costs just £7.99 and World Child Cancer, a wonderful charity helping children with cancer in the developing world, will benefit from every copy sold.

Your struggle has made me be more patient with my patients, so thank you…One of the most … rewarding books I have read - All Drs should read this

- Christian A (consultant dermatologist)

Congratulations on your outstanding book about Daniel. I have never read such a beautiful and honest real life account. Have never felt compelled to contact an author before

– Nuria G