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The Letter by Kathryn Hughes
  

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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. 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 salvation. If you love Lesley Pearse and Susan Lewis, you will love Kathryn Hughes.

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The Letter by Kathryn Hughes

Discover the Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide...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...

Reviews

'A wonderful, uplifting story -- Lesley Pearse 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

About the Author

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 Secret.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th October 2015

Author

Kathryn Hughes

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781472229953

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