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The Letter

The most heartwrenching love story and World War Two historical fiction for summer reading
  • Author
    • 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. Discover THE LETTER by Kathryn Hughes, t
he Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide. Perfect for fans of The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks. 'A wonderful, uplifting story' Lesley Pearse


Join the hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide who have fallen in love with THE LETTER:

'An amazing, heartwrenching, unforgettable story'

'This beautiful story will bring tears and joy'

'Loved this story !! It kept me totally gripped although I was sobbing in places as well'

'A tale of love and hope with lots of twists and turns. A great story!'


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 salvation.

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  • Published: Oct 08 2015
  • Pages: 416
  • 199 x 129mm
  • ISBN: 9781472229953
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Press Reviews

  • Lesley Pearse

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