A heartbreakingly beautiful novel, The Memory Box unlocks an unforgettable epic story of love and war, from the million-copy-selling author of The Letter, Kathryn Hughes. Some love stories can't be forgotten...
Jenny Tanner opens the box she has cherished for decades. Contained within are her most precious mementoes, amongst them a pebble, a carving and a newspaper cutting she can hardly bear to read. But Jenny knows the time is finally here. After the war, in a mountainside village in Italy, she left behind a piece of her heart. However painful, she must return to Cinque Alberi
. And lay the past to rest.
After a troubled upbringing, Candice Barnes dreams of a future with the love of her life - but is he the man she believes him to be? When Candice is given the opportunity to travel to Italy with Jenny, she is unaware the trip will open her eyes to the truth she's been too afraid to face. Could a place of goodbyes help her make a brave new beginning? Readers adore the bestselling novels of Kathryn Hughes: "Hope rises from despair and new beginnings are forged in the most extraordinary and unexpected way. Kathryn Hughes delves deeply into the heart and soul of her characters, making them totally relatable...like friends you really care for. My addiction to this novel was total and uncompromising *****"
"Wonderful! First book I have read by Kathryn Hughes and will now read her previous stories. I loved it *****"
"Another great story from Kathryn Hughes *****"
"As always, a lovely story by Kathryn Hughes *****"
"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! *****"Author:
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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 traveled 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.