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her voice was broken and cracking as she was speaking I was literally hanging on voice was broken and cracking as she was speaking I was literally hanging on word feeling the powerful emotion pain and feelings Hughes and Atkins are in perfect sync Hughes writing is amazing and the way she created both storylines with pitch perfect pacing and fabulous character evelopment Please let this be the narrator for the next book While in Costco I finished the book and re listened to the last four chapters on the way home once again It is that powerful highly recommend the audio version Not sure how I missed this stunning
along the way however stumbled upon the audiobook released May 7 2015 on Audible and was hooked
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The First Five Minutes To The End first five minutes to the end not put it Youth down until I finished Oct 18 2015 Paperback Hard to believe this is aebut Can understand why it hit number one on the Kindle Chart spending 130 The Power of Habit days in the top 100 with 2000 reader reviews I have since read world rights including film have been attained from this self published book I want a front row seat and cannot wait for her second book coming in 2016 Aefinite pre order Kathryn Hughes has a rare talent and trust me when I say this gal can write and oh can Rachel Atkins perform A thought provoking novel The Letter a story of two women born Parenting in the Present Moment decades apart whose paths areestined to cross and how one woman s Brief Answers to the Big Questions devastation leads to the other s salvation My Top 30 Books of 2015 Hughes has been added to my favorite author list SCORE 5 StarsFor readers who enjoy historical fiction and a suspenseful love story recommend The Particular Appeal of Gillian Pugsley by Susan Ornbratt JDCMustReadBooks Cannot believe I missed Hughes new book It took my UK GR pal Sue to inform me thanks Sue Immediately purchased The Secret 2016 audiobook same narrator Rachel Atkins as The Letter which I loved So excitedCurrently reading Read Both like NOW Now available in Paperback 982016 I was looking for a book with a lighter vibe after a period of reading intense crime novels I came across The Letter on and thought I give it a whirl I m so glad I Surf Ache didThis is both a heart warming novel and one tinged with sadness too It s incredibly easy to read and just be pulled along into the story losing track of time If you are looking for some fiction escapism this willo the job nicelyThe book moves between two timelines In modern ay an old letter never posted is iscovered in an old coat left for a charity shop to sell The letter once read sparks a curiosity and a journey to find out about the story with it and to return it to its intended recipientThen we are on the brink of WWII in England and the true story behind this letter and how it came to be unravels The author flits us between today and yesteryear seamlessly it left me wanting to know what was next with both scenariosTackling issues like omestic violence there The Letter is a historical romance that spans across three generations and like most love stories it tells about love found and love l 4 stars This was an easy enjoyable read While the writing style was very simple there are some heavy topics covered within this story omestic violence rape a young mother forced to give up her baby Though I found the author s writing to be uite basic there was something about the book and the characters that were very likeable for me My heart broke a few times throughout the novel but I also had a heartwarming sense of closure at the end I on t understand the number of 4 and 5 star reviews on this novel I was swayed to buy it by the reviews But it really is the most lazy kind of writing style and boring to read It s not the story that s boring that could be told well although in this version the characters are one imensional and annoyingly stupid But the writing style is really simplified and repetitive I m 55% through and if I read another In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts description of a steaming mugcup of anything I shall boil the book Hard as it s a kindle version The plot is see through tooIt feels like the author read a bunch of books and then wrote her own by copying the others Sadly sheidn t read anything well written to Exploding the Phone do this with I get annoyed by poor books There is no excuse The world is full of great books A lifetime isn t long enough to read them all Why waste time writing something mediocre Reading is a wonderful skill and experience not to be thrown away I like a bit of chick lit now and then for light relief But only the well written chick lit Ion t know what category I The Gift of Shamanism d put this book intoIt s in the gave up pile I m afraid I m off to find something better written to spend my time in. The writer and his intended recipientThe mystery of how this love letter ended up in Tina’s hands is also uncovered through Billy’s story from the early 1940s He writes a letter that will change his life forever unaware that it will not be read for another 34 years and then by a complete strangerWith a swift pace memorable characters and a wonderful conceptualepth Hughes’ novel is one that simply can’t be put ow. .
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Twitter And I Amand I am glad I id as I The Definition of Icing (Dallas Demons, don t know when or if I would have come across this wonderful book and the author otherwiseThis truly is a wonderful book I found it to be veryeep and beautifully written and it is one book that I think will stay with me for a long timeThe story starts with Tina who Works In A Charity Shop And Comes in a charity shop and comes a letter Paris Kanonen--The Paris Guns (Wilhelmgeschutze) and Project Harp dated many years before Intrigued by the people and the story behind the letter Tina sets out to find the person who the letter was intended for The story then swaps between presentay with Tina and her troublesome marriage and years before where the story of the people behind the letter unfoldsI loved the characters and even felt sorry for a couple of the unlikeable ones towards the end I think Tina Chrissie and Billy especially will stay with me for uite a while yetThe Letter takes you through a mixture of emotions it is very much a compelling read that once you ve started you will struggle to put Memoirs of Hecate County down Can t recommend highly enough 25 stars round up to 3 Thisual narrative set in the 1970 s and 1939 was a fairly predictable storyline that had a Hallmark Hall of Fame type vibe The readers are taken from Manchester to Ireland and the USA I Three Barnyard Tales did find the story was a nice light read and I would love to read by the author The premise of finding an unposted 30 year old letter in a suit pocket in a charity shop was a very good one but ohear the story was stretched out The book was over reliant on coincidences It also stretched The limits of credibility that Chrissy lived for 30 years within 5 miles of the convent blissfully unaware that of the fact that Grace who had befriended her in the convent lived just A Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000 down the road In fact nobody appeared to know anybody something very hard to believe in rural Ireland On the other hand in metropolitan Manchester people ran into each other all the time I found the characters very oneimensional and black and white with no subtlety or nuance Characters either had hearts of gold or were unmitigated evil In particular William was a poorly If an Elephant Went to School drawn This story contains many of the aspects I love about the art of fiction writing love loss time travel and brilliantlyeveloped characters I thought the modus operandi was inspired I love it when an author can confidently jump between time periods to Morse Code for Radio Amateurs deliver a beautifully interwoven story Taking the reader on a journey from the east coast of America the rustic farmlands of Southern Ireland and the bustling streets of Manchester I was gripped from start to finish I even unashamedly wiped away a tear or two on than once occasionAfter a recent spate of very underwhelming books The Letter has been a welcome revival to my 2016 year of reading I can only hope the authors second book is just as pleasing A veryifficult 35 star rating originally going to be 4TW Domestic violence Rape Assault StillbirthI loved Kathryn s novel The Secret when I received an ARC of that for review a while back having found a cheap secondhand copy of her The Ideal Muslim Society debut novel The Letter I was excited to see why lots of readers had read and loved this book The premise of the letter wasefinitely what appealed to me the most before I Linux Networking Cookbook dived into the adventure The novel is sp THE LETTER by Kathryn Hughes performed by Rachel Atkins is truly spellbinding The most captivating moving and emotional audiobook I have ever read listened to from secrets loss pain sacrifice and love Top 50 Books of 2015 2015 Best Audiobook tie Best Historical Romance FictionA story of two women whose lives become entwined when oneiscovers a letter that was written in 1939 but never sent never posted not online posted but postmarked stamped Two powerful stories connect fate steps in across history time and oceans for an explosive reunion a love story so profound mesmerizing leaving you utterly speechless when you reach the end a novel and characters you will remember long after the book endsAs the novel begins present Marcus Garvey day we hear from a granddaughter and grandmother while visiting in the lovely garden pulling weeds symbols for people in our lives everything belongs Readers then hear a tragic and heartbreaking story told from the loving grandmother her story how she met the love of her life as events unfold which changed her life From Manchester in 1973 the story begins with Tina Craig a young woman married to a violent and evil man Rick her husband controlling arunk lost his job he FRIENDLY ENEMIES drinks smokes and gambles and beats her He has two personalities ranging from good to evil She has beenesperately saving her mone. Kathryn Hughes’ new ebook The Letter offers readers a chance to absorb themselves in the lives of two women born ecades apart but whose lives share a number of parallels The novel explores two historical strands bringing together an abused housewife from the 1970s and a young girl from the early 1940s in a story of love loss and unexpected conseuences The Letter follows the life of Tina in the 1970s who seeks respite fr. ,
Y in order to escape and leave him as has no "Family Or Anywhere To "or anywhere however he finds her money in the coffee can and now she is oomed once again Tina has a wonderful caring friend Graham at work and he is worried about her She also works at a charity shop volunteering and enjoys her customers where she is not worried about everything she says or And a Bottle of Rum does Her husband gives her money to bet turns out it was her coffee money however sheoes not o so but her friend Graham places the bet for her and wins He gives her the money and she offers it to her husband and
keeps the part she had saved and moves out She is finally happy The racethe part she had saved and moves out She is finally happy The race 31 1973 Grand National horse racing sealed her fateHowever Rick cleans up his act gets a job and uits rinking He wants her back and says he has changed She wants so much for a family She is torn and unsure if he has really changed but she finds herself pregnant from the last violent time he raped her When she goes back to pick up her clothes he slowly turns on the charm and talks her into coming back Her friends Playhouse do not share in the joy as they are very suspicious of Rickoubting he has really has changed It works for a while however soon thereafter his old ways return She is afraid for her life and her unborn baby He is rinking again and this time his violence is the worst ever leaving her for ead and baby The reason for his anger is Desire and Deceive due to The Letter He finds a letter in her purse A love letter Drunk jealous and enraged However littleoes he know the letter was one Tina found in one of her customer s coat pockets a special love letter from over thirty some years earlier from a solider going off to war to his pregnant girlfriend Tina now broken and alone is haunted by the letter obsessed with finding this Billy and his love If she cannot be happy she needs to someone to be Why Dannys Dragon (Tao of Love, didn t Billy post the letter Chrissie the pregnant intended recipient never received this letter Are they still even alive Littleoes Tina know this letter will later change the course of her own life What became of this couple torn apart Tina is moved by the contents of the letter but also puzzled as why such a heartfelt message was left in a pocket She vows to find out what became of Billy and ChrissieThe second story is of a young woman and man we meet later in the book back in 1939 Billy and Chrissie They are in love Chrissie s controlling father a Household Gods doctor one evil cold manoes not like Billy the boy she is Maos Little Red Book dating When Chrissie tells Billy she is pregnant he is overwhelmedue to the war and the economy and unsure about their financial future He leaves however later that evening he begins to regret his harsh words and writes a letter to Chrissie 4th September 1939 One of love He Der Persönliche Erfolg declares his love and asks for her hand in marriage When he stops by her house the nextay the father informs him she A history of Native America does not wish to see him Of course she is unaware of any of this Billy tells her father he has written her a letter and since the postal service is having issues the father says he willeliver the letter but he Shell House does not He puts the letter in a coat pocket which is found years later by a woman Chrissie is heartbroken wondering why Billy haseserted herOf course the controlling father will not allow his Changeling Encounter daughter to bring shame upon the family name so sends her off to a commune to live with hateful evil nuns and is forced to give up the baby Her motherad and aunt turned their back on her Her baby is adopted by Americans Two young women s lives The Civil Rights Society destroyed by evil men and separated from their babiesYears later the boy now a man has always wondered about his biological parents so sets off to England to find answers Chrissie the biological mother s life in England is left empty of the life taken away from her so cruelly In his search abroad William runs into Tina working at the library and tells her of his search for his birth mother and father She has The Letter which will connect the two stories The two of them strangers begin the search for the owners of the letter William s parents to solve the mystery of a past life A letter which caused theeath of one child and the saving grace for another When the two storylines connect it is one of the most powerful reunions Ordinary women who overcome extraordinary heartache A beautiful poignant ending Wow I am not an emotional person however here I was traveling The Lost Dutchman Mine driving in rush hour traffic with iPod with tears rollingown my face to the point I could barely see The reunion scene was the most emotional and vivid scene making you feel as though you were there Rachel Atkins. Om her abusive marriage by volunteering at a charity shop One College Physics Laboratory Experiments day while sorting through the pockets of a second hand suit she comes across an old letter It is still firmly sealed and un franked Unable to resist the pull of curiosity Tina opens the letter It was written on 4th September 1939 She is so moved by the contents and bemused as to why the letter was neverelivered she embarks on a uest to find out what became of.