The Letter

The Letter

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The #1 EBook Bestseller. Every so often a love story comes along to remind us that sometimes, in our darkest hour, hope shines a candle to light our way. Discover THE LETTER by Kathryn Hughes, the Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide. 'A wonderful, uplifting story' Lesley Pearse And if you love THE LETTER, you will adore Kathryn's second novel THE SECRET...Tina Craig longs to escape her violent husband. She works all the hours God sends to save up enough money to leave him, also volunteering in a charity shop to avoid her unhappy home. Whilst going through the pockets of a second-hand suit, she comes across an old letter, the envelope firmly sealed and unfranked. Tina opens the letter and reads it - a decision that will alter the course of her life for ever...Billy Stirling knows he has been a fool, but hopes he can put things right. On 4th September 1939 he sits down to write the letter he hopes will change his future. It does - in more ways than he can ever imagine...The Letter tells the story of two women, born decades apart, whose paths are destined to cross and how one woman's devastation leads to the other's more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 129 x 199 x 27mm | 294g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472229959
  • 9781472229953
  • 5,932

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A wonderful, uplifting story -- Lesley Pearse Autumnal Sunday afternoons were invented solely to read heart-tugging novels like this Red This moving love story had everyone talking... Get set to be hooked Look A moving story of love, loss and hope Bella A captivating and tragic story...beautifully told Ajoobacats Blog You will find it hard to put down. I cried buckets of tears reading it Books With Wine and Chocolate Very satisfying. Both women's stories were equally developed and interesting. They were also equally heartbreaking Mom With a Book With a swift pace, memorable characters and a wonderful conceptual depth, Hughes' novel is one that simply can't be put down Bytheletterbookreviews A story which reveals heartbreak, tragedy and loss...will stay with me for a long time jaffareadstoo Tugs at the heart strings... A truly gorgeous story Shaz's Book Blogshow more

About Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes was born in Altrincham, near Manchester. After completing a secretarial course, Kathryn met her husband and they married in Canada. For twenty-nine years they ran a business together, raised two children and travelled when they could to places such as India, Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand. Kathryn and her family now make their home in a village near Manchester. The Letter is Kathryn's first novel, and she is busy working on her second, The more

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