The Key (Paperback)
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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 06/09/2018
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* THE MEMORY BOX, THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM KATHRYN HUGHES, IS AVAILABLE NOW *

A hidden note. A lost love. A second chance...


'A wonderful, enthralling story; one that I didn't want to end' Lesley Pearse on The Key

'A heartbreakingly powerful read' The Sun on The Key

From the #1 bestselling author of The Letter, Kathryn Hughes, comes The Key, an unforgettable story of a heartbreaking secret that will stay with you for ever.

1956
It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate Hospital. When she meets a young woman admitted by her father, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change both their lives for ever...

2006
Sarah is drawn to the now abandoned Ambergate. Whilst exploring the old corridors she discovers a suitcase belonging to a female patient who entered Ambergate fifty years earlier. The shocking contents, untouched for half a century, will lead Sarah to unravel a forgotten story of tragedy and lost love, and the chance to make an old wrong right . . .

'Oh wow! This story broke my heart then filled it with joy then broke it all over again! I adored The Letter and The Secret but this I have to say was my favourite. Heartfelt and poignant an absolute joy' A reader on The Key

It's time to discover what a million readers already know. No one grips your heart like Kathryn Hughes . . .

'You will find it hard to put down. I cried buckets of tears reading it'

'A beautifully told, tragic tale . . . restoring your faith in the kindness of strangers and the strength of the human spirit'

'From start to finish, a lovely, sometimes heartbreaking read'

'A sheer joy to read . . . Wonderfully romantic with beautiful characters'

'I have finished this book with tears in my eyes but a smile on my face'

'I couldn't put it down. So beautifully written. I feel like I'm a better person for reading it'

'I cried with this book - it tugged at the heart all the way through'

'This must be one of the best books I have ever read'

'You will be thinking of this book long after you've finished it'

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472248848
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 198 x 170 x 29 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A heartbreakingly powerful read * The Sun *
Praise for Kathryn Hughes' international bestsellers
Autumnal Sunday afternoons were invented solely to read heart-tugging novels like this * Red *
This moving love story had everyone talking . . . Get set to be hooked * Look *
A beautiful story . . . I didn't want to put it down * Reviewed by Fran *
You will find it hard to put down. I cried buckets of tears reading it * Books With Wine And Chocolate *
A wonderful, uplifting story -- Lesley Pearse
Beautifully written and incredibly poignant. You cannot fail to fall for this story . . . I am delighted to highly recommend * The Last Word Book Reviews *
The story kept me gripped . . . A breath of fresh air, and just what I needed after a long day in the office * Here.You.Me *
An emotional and intriguing read . . . Keeps you guessing right to the end * People's Friend *
Gripping * Good Housekeeping *
Heart-warming and optimistic * Jen Med's Book Reviews *
A gripping and moving family drama that will tug at the reader's heart * Writing magazine *
Pulled me in right from the first page . . . I really enjoyed this book * Rea's Book Reviews *
I so thoroughly enjoyed this book, it was filled with all kinds of mystery, family secrets, [and] characters that really stood out * Read Along With Sue *
One that you just HAVE to finish * Hollie in Wanderlust *
A wonderful and memorable read that will stay with me for a long time * By The Letter Book Reviews *

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“Wonderful!”

Having read Kathryn Hughes before and absolutely adoring 'The Letter' I was very much excited to get her latest book "The Key" knowing that it would be a beautifully written and heart warming... More

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