We will be discussing An Affair with My Mother; A Story of Adoption, Secrecy and Love by.Caitriona Palmer. The author will join us for the discussion. Caitriona Palmer had a happy childhood in Dublin, raised by loving adoptive parents. But when she was in her late twenties, she realized that she had a strong need to know the woman who had given birth to her. She was able to locate her birth mother, Sarah, and they developed a strong attachment. This is the story of her quest for the truth of why her mother wanted to keep her a secret.