That Part Was True (Paperback)Deborah McKinlay (author)
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Reminiscent of ONE DAY meets 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD, THAT PART WAS TRUE is a bittersweet story about falling in love and risking it all.
When Eve Petworth writes to Jackson Cooper to praise a scene in one of his books, they discover a mutual love of cookery and food. As their letters criss-cross the ocean that lies between them, friendship and then romance blossoms despite Jackson's colourful love life and Eve's tense relationship with her soon-to-be-married daughter. Little by little, Eve and Jack begin to believe that they may have a chance to change their lives and possibly get a second chance at happiness. They just need to actually meet...
A gorgeous, escapist read about food, friendship and falling in love from afar...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 198 x 132 x 27 mm
I was completely charmed by this gentle, thoroughly engaging debut -- Fanny Blake * WOMAN & HOME *
A sweet and tender romance, that is also extremely funny * SUNDAY MIRROR *
Despite living miles apart and having very different lifestyles, Eve and Jackson establish a friendship through their love of food, sharing recipes and snippets of their daily lives. The unexpected ending makes this a delicious read * PRESS ASSOCIATION *
Wry detachment and affection * NEW YORK TIMES *
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