Letters To My Husband

Letters To My Husband

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'An immensely powerful, and ultimately uplifting, debut novel' Katie Fforde

'Heartbreaking, insightful, gripping and beautifully crafted' Jane Wenham Jones
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Dear Mike, I can't believe that it's true. You wouldn't do this to me. You promised.

Elizabeth knows that her husband is kind and good and that he loves her unconditionally. She knows she hasn't been herself lately but that, even so, they are happy.

But Elizabeth's world is turned upside down when Mike dies in a tragic drowning accident. Suddenly everything Elizabeth knows about her husband is thrown into doubt. Why would he sacrifice his own life, knowing he'd never see his wife again? And what exactly was he doing at the lake that night?

Elizabeth knows that writing to Mike won't bring him back, but she needs to talk to him now more than ever . . .
How much can you ever know about the people you love?
________

Originally published in hardback as Surrounded by Water
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 26mm | 297g
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552779156
  • 9780552779159
  • 1,045,224

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An immensely powerful, and ultimately uplifting, debut novel
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An immensely powerful, and ultimately uplifting, debut novel * KATIE FFORDE * An immensely powerful, and ultimately uplifting, debut novel. * KATIE FFORDE * I thoroughly enjoyed this...I was completely immersed to the point it no longer seemed like I was reading but discovering the truth and lies of these brilliant characters. * LOUISE DOUGLAS, Richard & Judy-selected author of The Secrets Between Us * I thoroughly enjoyed this...I was completely immersed to the point it no longer seemed like I was reading but discovering the truth and lies of these brilliant characters. * LOUISE DOUGLAS, Richard & Judy-selected author of The Secrets Between Us * A moving exploration of grief and love and the darker depths that lie beneath the surface of a seemingly idyllic marriage. * Tamar Cohen, author of THE MISTRESS'S REVENGE *
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About Stephanie Butland

Stephanie Butland lives near the sea in the North East of England. She writes in a studio at the bottom of her garden. For fun, she reads, knits, walks, and bakes, and is an occasional performance poet.

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901 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 24% (215)
4 34% (304)
3 31% (275)
2 9% (82)
1 3% (25)
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