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The Number One bestselling author returns with a heart-stirring story about love in all its forms.

Iris was once everything to her granddaughter. But now she's losing her grip on her precious memories, and it's too late for Tess to ask for the advice she needs now more than ever.

Tess is stunned to discover she's pregnant - but in spite of her relationship breakdown she knows she wants the surprise baby. Alone and uncertain, she turns to Gigi, a kindly stranger at Iris's nursing home.

Gigi is bearing her own secret sadness. Whilst her family thrives, she hasn't been happy for years. Should she leave her husband and find a new life just for her?

Then Tess discovers a case filled with Iris's secret letters. The missing pieces of her life could hold the answers she and Gigi need . . .

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  • Hardback

    9780718189020

    April 15, 2018

    Michael Joseph

    RRP $39.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780718178802

    April 2, 2018

    Michael Joseph

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9780141932545

    April 5, 2018

    Penguin eBooks

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Extract

Prologue

Then

Mornings like this morning were Iris’s favourite kind. Tom always preferred springtime, when the sun was high, and everything was burgeoning and bursting. Of the two of them, he was the lay- a- bed, groaning with reluctance at the early starts the farm required, and had done since they were small children. But he hated it just a bit less in the spring and summer, as it was light, and there was no chill in the air when you threw back the blanket. Autumn days were Iris’s. It made no difference to her that the tip of her nose was often cold when she woke up, and it was still dark outside. She liked the mists and the nip in the air, the colours of the leaves and the crunch of them under her boots once they’d fallen.

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