'A great book, truly hard to put down. Fast paced, brilliantly plotted and desperately sad at times - all hallmarks of a bestseller' Lesley Pearse
'I was gripped by The Girl in the Letter. The story is compelling, twisty, heart-wrenching and thought-provoking. A novel that stays with you' Sophie Kinsella
Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Kathryn Hughes, this gripping novel of long-buried secrets will stay with you for ever.
A heartbreaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved.
1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted against her will. Ivy will never leave.
Present day. Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break. When she stumbles on a letter from the past, the contents shock and move her. The letter is from a young mother, begging to be rescued from St Margaret's. Before it is too late.
Sam is pulled into the tragic story and discovers a spate of unexplained deaths surrounding the woman and her child. With St Margaret's set for demolition, Sam has only hours to piece together a sixty-year-old mystery before the truth, which lies disturbingly close to home, is lost for ever...
Read her letter. Remember her story...
READERS LOVE THE GIRL IN THE LETTER:
'I was so engrossed I finished it in a day'
'Never have I felt such emotion reading a book. A rollercoaster of emotions where you will cover your mouth in shock and shed a tear or two. A truly fantastic debut novel'
'I totally lost myself in this incredible, heart-wrenching and vividly visual story'
'Oh what a fantastic book this is! It's incredibly moving and I read it in one sitting, unable to put it down'
'Wow! Loved this book. I found it hard to put down and when I wasn't reading it I was thinking about it'
'One of the best books I have read in a long time'
'My best read in a long time. 3 days of page turning story telling ... Gripping and heart wrenching. Highly recommended read'