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The Secret

By Kathryn Hughes

'Riveting' Lesley Pearse on The Letter. 'Gripping' Good Housekeeping on The Secret.

From the #1 bestselling author of The Letter comes The Secret - a powerful, twisting novel that you won't be able to put down.

Mary has been nursing a secret.

Forty years ago, she made a choice that would change her world for ever, and alter the path of someone she holds dear.

Beth is searching for answers. She has never known the truth about her parentage, but finding out could be the lifeline her sick child so desperately needs. When Beth finds a faded newspaper cutting amongst her mother's things, she realises the key to her son's future lies in her own past. She must go back to where it all began to unlock...The Secret.

What readers are saying about the unputdownable stories of Kathryn Hughes:

'Get set to be hooked'

'A page-turner from the very beginning'

'This is one of the BEST BOOKS I have ever read'

'I cried buckets of tears reading it'

'A beautifully told, tragic tale'



The Letter, Kathryn's debut novel, was an eBook bestseller. Her second, The Secret, is just as grippingAn emotional and intriguing read... Keeps you guessing right to the end *****Have lots of tissues readyFull of hidden secrets and tragic events... I really enjoyed this bookA fantastic story. I absolutely loved this book!A gripping and emotional read...that will stay with me for a long timeA wonderful and uplifting storyOne to tug at the heartstringsGet set to be hookedA moving story of love, loss and hopeBeautifully written and incredibly poignantA truly gorgeous storyThe Kindle bestselling author returns with her second novel, The Secret - a beautiful, tearjerking novel which will be cherished by all those thousands of readers who lost their hearts to The Letter.The Letter was a Number One Kindle bestseller and has sold almost 350,000 eBooks to date, and spent several months at the top of the Kindle Top Ten bestseller paid chart, and over 50,000 paperbacks so farThe Letter has garnered 4,000 passionate Kindle reader reviews, with an average of 4.5 stars, with readers begging for a follow up.The Letter was a bestseller in France and Italy in paperbackThe Letter is also a bestseller in audio.Rights deals for The Letter now stand at 19 foreign language sales and two domestic rights sales.Fans of Lesley Pearse, Susan Lewis and Nicholas Sparks will love the novel's powerful emotional themes, and readers of inspirational true-life stories will adore this tale of triumph over tragedy.From the author of the Kindle Number One bestseller The Letter comes a heartbreaking novel of tragedy, hope and second chances, set in England in 1976 and the present day, and in Australia. Readers who treasure the novels of Lesley Pearse and Susan Lewis will adore this author. It's the long hot summer of 1976 and the regulars of The Taverners pub in Manchester are preparing for a day trip to Blackpool. But after a horrific coach crash not all of the day trippers make it home. Forty years later and the consequences of that fateful day are still being felt by the families. But what if not all was as it seemed on that stretch of motorway and someone has been hiding a devastating secret...?
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The Perfect Gift: This uplifting novel of mothers and daughters will warm your heart

By Emma Hannigan

This beautiful, moving novel of mothers and daughters and the secrets they share will fill hearts with love and light this summer. If you love Patricia Scanlan and Cathy Kelly's warm novels, you will adore Emma Hannigan's The Perfect Gift. 'A wonderful storyteller' Cathy Kelly

Happy Birthday, darling girl...

Ever since she can remember, Roisin has received a birthday card in the post. Signed with love from the birth mother she has never met.

Brought up by her adoptive parents, Keeley and Doug, Roisin has wanted for nothing. But on her thirtieth birthday a letter comes that shakes her world.

For Keeley, who's raised Roisin as her own, the letter reminds her of a secret she's been holding for thirty years.

And for Nell, keeping watch in the lighthouse, the past is a place she rarely goes. Until a young runaway arrives seeking shelter, and unwraps the gift of hope for them all...

A glorious read . . . A wonderfully uplifting novel about women's friendship by a writer who understands exactly how women thinkHannigan's novel, much like the vivacious author herself, is brimming with hope, joy and inspirationA moving tale celebrating the bonds between women, Emma Hannigan beautifully captures the difficult and wondrous thing that is loving and learning to let go . . . just a little. An excellent readEmotional and heartbreaking . . . A fast-paced story with endearingly warm characters - you'll savour this touching taleThis fast-paced and endearing novel is about friendship between women, accepting yourself and trusting your own judgementRestores our faith in human nature and makes us feel warm insideThis is her best novel yet. Her heart and soul was poured into every word of this story and it just radiates from the pages . . . a wonderful, heartfelt, emotive bookI didn't just like it, I really LOVED it . . . grab this book, curl up on the couch and prepare to have a few lump in your throat moments tooA glorious read . . . A wonderfully uplifting novel about women's friendship by a writer who understands exactly how women thinkHannigan's novel, much like the vivacious author herself, is brimming with hope, joy and inspirationA moving tale celebrating the bonds between women, Emma Hannigan beautifully captures the difficult and wondrous thing that is loving and learning to let go . . . just a little. An excellent readEmotional and heartbreaking . . . A fast-paced story with endearingly warm characters - you'll savour this touching taleThis fast-paced and endearing novel is about friendship between women, accepting yourself and trusting your own judgementRestores our faith in human nature and makes us feel warm insideThis is her best novel yet. Her heart and soul was poured into every word of this story and it just radiates from the pages . . . a wonderful, heartfelt, emotive bookI didn't just like it, I really LOVED it . . . grab this book, curl up on the couch and prepare to have a few lump in your throat moments tooThe perfect summer read, this new novel from the beloved bestselling author follows three different women and the powerful ties that bind them.

Darling girl,

There is so much I want to share with you...

Ever since she can remember, Roisin has received a birthday card in the post. Signed with love from the birth mother she has never met.

Brought up by her adoptive parents, Keeley and Doug, Roisin has wanted for nothing. But on her thirtieth birthday a letter comes that shakes her world.

For Keeley, who's raised Roisin as her own, the letter reminds her of a guilty secret she's been hiding for thirty years.

And for Nell, keeping watch in the lighthouse, the past is a place she dare not go. Until a young runaway arrives seeking shelter, and unwraps the gift of hope for them all...

Emma Hannigan
Stories You'll Want to Share

'A wonderful, magical storyteller' Cathy Kelly

[Author pic] Emma Hannigan is the author of ten bestselling novels and a bestselling memoir, Talk to the Headscarf, which charted her journey through cancer. Emma lives in Co. Wicklow with her husband, two children and a dog. www.emmahannigan.com

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The Perfect Gift was a No. 1 bestseller in Ireland in trade paperback this springEmma Hannigan is the author of Top Ten Irish bestselling novels The Summer Guest, Driving Home for Christmas, The Heart of Winter and a memoir of living with cancer, Talk to the Headscarf.Emma has an inspiring personal story and has survived cancer nine times. She is a passionate campaigner to raise money and awareness for cancer charities.Emma's trademark warmth, wit and wisdom make her in demand for television appearances and public speaking in Ireland where she makes her home.Emma's novels sit comfortably alongside those of Irish bestsellers Cathy Kelly, Patricia Scanlan and Maeve Binchy.
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When We Were the Kennedys

By Monica Wood

WHEN WE WERE THE KENNEDYS is a brilliant, award-winning memoir about the death of a father and the healing of a family, by Monica Wood, the acclaimed author of THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY. Perfect for those who loved Cathy Rentzenbrink's THE LAST ACT OF LOVE or Helen Macdonald's H IS FOR HAWK.

'It's a pleasure to linger with her elegant prose, keen eye and grace of thought' Reader's Digest

'Intimate but expansive ... A tender memoir of a very different time' O, the Oprah Magazine

1963. The Wood family is much like their neighbours, all dependent on the fathers' wages from the local mill. But when Dad suddenly dies on his way to work one April morning, Mum and the four deeply connected Wood daughters are set adrift.

And then, come November - the family still overwhelmed by grief, the country shocked by the assassination of President Kennedy - Mum announces an unprecedented family road trip. Inspired by the televised grace of Jackie Kennedy, herself a new widow with young children, Mum and her girls head to Washington, DC, to do some rescuing of their own.

WHEN WE WERE THE KENNEDYS is a funny, moving and imaginative memoir about how one family and one country, each shocked by the unimaginable, find the strength to move on.

What readers are saying about WHEN WE WERE THE KENNEDYS:

'A beautifully written, thought-provoking book'

'Filled with great love - of family, friends and the ability to bounce back even with many setbacks. Wood's words are so beautiful they literally lift off the pages'

'Compelling, profound, beautiful'

A stunning portrait of a family and a town, both on the brink of losing everything they have known. It's about finding joy in sorrow, strength in failure, about the resilience of women and the beautiful, painful, messy journey of life and love. The ordinary and extraordinary Wood family will capture your heart; their working-class Catholic world, scented by the smoke of the paper mill, is the world I grew up in too, and I recognised the truth of it in every line. It's by far one of my favourite books and I recommend it to everyone I know. Wonderful, and full of everyday wondersIn her intimate but expansive memoir, Monica Wood explores not only her family's grief but also the national end of innocence. Braiding her own story of mourning together with the heartbreak all around her, Wood has written a tender memoir of a very different timeIt's a pleasure to linger with her elegant prose, keen eye, and grace of thoughtA tender, plaintive...genuinely compelling depiction of family grief...a bittersweet, end-of-innocence family dramaClever, intricate plot, beautifully sketched characters and life-affirming message of self-discoveryWood's gorgeously wrought new book...is a sharp, stunning portrait of a family's grief and healing, and it also offers a refreshing lens through which to view the JFK tragedy, as his family's loss helps the Woods feel less adrift in their own sea of anguishPraise for THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY: 'Beautifully written, cleverly constructed, at times hilariously funny and ultimately deeply affecting - this should be a smash'A lovely, quirky novel about misfits across generationsA beguiling, heart-wrenching and funny book... Absolutely gorgeousCurl up and enjoy this bewitching novelThis inspirational tale of friendship, world records and following dreams is a stunnerA stunning, award-winning memoir about a family's grief and healing after the death of their father, from the acclaimed author of THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY.Monica Wood is an award-winning, bestselling novelist and memoirist. Born in Maine, New England, to an Irish Catholic family, she worked as a guidance counsellor and in a nursing home before becoming a full-time writer. She is also a singer, and travelled the New England circuit singing jazz, country, pop and gospel for many years. She lives in Maine with her husband.Monica Wood's heartwarming novel THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY, published in the UK in April 2016, has received high praise from readers, critics and fellow authors.Praise for THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY: 'Beautifully written, cleverly constructed, at times hilariously funny and ultimately deeply affecting - this should be a smash' Sunday Mirror; 'A lovely, quirky novel' Daily Mail; 'Clever, intricate plot, beautifully sketched characters and life-affirming message of self-discovery' Stylist; 'This inspirational tale of friendship, world records and following dreams is a stunner' Heat; 'Wise, witty and incredibly moving... magical and life-affirming. I was utterly charmed' Polly Samson; 'A gem of a novel, heart-breaking and heart-warming' Adele ParksA moving, tender and intelligent reading group novel for readers of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT, H IS FOR HAWK and THE LAST ACT OF LOVE.
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Late Summer in the Vineyard

By Jo Thomas

The perfect place for a fresh start . . .

Escape to France with LATE SUMMER IN THE VINEYARD - Jo Thomas's irresistible follow-up to THE OYSTER CATCHER and THE OLIVE BRANCH.

'A fabulous French feast of fun' Milly Johnson


'Love this book ... makes me want to live on a vineyard in the South of France!' Lisa Zupan, Producer of P.S. I Love You

Emmy Bridges has always looked out for others. Now it's time to put down roots of her own.

Working for a wine-maker in France is the opportunity of a lifetime for Emmy. Even if she doesn't know a thing about wine - beyond what's on offer at the local supermarket.

There's plenty to get to grips with in the rustic town of Petit Frère. Emmy's new work friends need more than a little winning over. Then there's her infuriatingly brash tutor, Isaac, and the enigmatic Madame Beaumont, tucked away in her vineyard of secrets.

But Emmy will soon realise that in life - just as in wine-making - the best things happen when you let go and trust your instincts. Particularly when there's romance in the air...

What readers are saying about Late Summer in the Vineyard:

'A light-hearted romance set in a French vineyard. What could be better for summertime reading!'

'Funny, romantic and heart-warming read of love, friendships and wine'

'I loved this book - the sights, sounds, smells of France during the wine making season was truly believable. A great story with funny, loveable characters who I wanted as friends!'

Sheer romcom brilliance!A heart-warming tale . . . Perfect escapismThis book is scrumptious! I couldn't stop readingA full-bodied tale with hints of humour and romance which can be enjoyed at any time of yearWhat a gorgeous book! Reading it felt like the best kind of holidayA warm-hearted, sparkling gem . . . I loved it!Sunny and funny . . . as warm as a south-facing vineyard. It made me want to rush to France tout suite!Captures the essence of France from the vineyards and chateaux to the glorious sunshine and of course, the wineLove this book . . . makes me want to live on a vineyard in the South of France!Warm, funny, romantic with a terrific sense of place. I loved it!A perfect pearl of a story. I loved itRomantic and funny, this is a great addition to any bookshelfSun, good food and romance, what more could you want?Set in a beautiful landscape with lovable characters . . . A real page-turnerSheer romcom brilliance!A heart-warming tale . . . Perfect escapismThis book is scrumptious! I couldn't stop readingA full-bodied tale with hints of humour and romance which can be enjoyed at any time of yearWhat a gorgeous book! Reading it felt like the best kind of holidayA warm-hearted, sparkling gem . . . I loved it!Sunny and funny . . . as warm as a south-facing vineyard. It made me want to rush to France tout suite!Captures the essence of France from the vineyards and chateaux to the glorious sunshine and of course, the wineLove this book . . . makes me want to live on a vineyard in the South of France!Hot on the heals of Kindle bestseller THE OYSTER CATCHER and widely-acclaimed follow-up THE OLIVE BRANCH, Jo Thomas's vineyard-set novel is full of heart and perfect for fans of Carole Matthews and Lucy Diamond.Jo Thomas worked for many years as a reporter and producer, first for BBC Radio 5, before moving on to Radio 2's The Steve Wright Show. In 2013 Jo won the RNA Katie Fforde Bursary. Her debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a runaway bestseller in ebook and was awarded the 2014 RNA Joan Hessayon Award and the 2014 Festival of Romance Best Ebook Award. Jo lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with her husband and three children.Reading a Jo Thomas novel is like going on holiday with your funniest friend. She creates worlds that are warm, engaging and utterly relatable, and it is clear to see why so many readers have taken Jo to their heartsJo's profile and readership have been growing steadily with each book, and Headline has significant plans to boost growth for this novel with a stunning new cover look and a wealth of author events and publicity coverage on publication, cementing Jo as a brand to watch in the women's fiction marketJo's debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a Kindle Top 10 bestseller on release and has sold over 140,000 copies, garnering more 800 4* and 5* reviews on AmazonJo portrays the vineyards of South-West France with an immediacy that makes you feel you are there, making this ideal holiday reading, or the perfect armchair escapeJo has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes for women's fiction, including the 2013 RNA Katie Fforde Bursary, the 2014 RNA Joan Hessayon Award, and the 2014 Festival of Romance Best Ebook Award
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Curious Minds

By Janet Evanovich, Phoef Sutton

A New York Times bestseller

CURIOUS MINDS by No. 1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich and screenwriter Phoef Sutton is a must-read thriller for fans of the Stephanie Plum mysteries including ONE FOR THE MONEY and TRICKY TWENTY-TWO.

They couldn't be less compatible, but they make a great team...

Emerson Knight is introverted, eccentric, and has little-to-no sense of social etiquette. Good thing he's also brilliant, rich and (some people might say) handsome.

Riley Moon has just graduated from Harvard. Her assertive (some people might say aggressive) spitfire attitude has helped land a dream job at Blane-Grunwald bank. At least, Riley Moon thinks it's her dream job until she is given her first assignment: babysitting Emerson Knight.

An inquiry about missing Knight money leads to a missing man, missing gold and a life-and-death race across the country. Through the streets of Washington D.C., and down into the underground vault of the Federal Reserve in New York City, an evil plan is exposed. A plan so sinister that only a megalomaniac could think it up, and only the unlikely duo of the irrepressibly charming Emerson Knight and the tenacious Riley Moon could hope to stop it...

Praise for Janet Evanovich: 'Pithy, witty and fast-paced''Among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction''A laugh-out-loud page-turner''Romantic and gripping...an absolute tonic'Praise for Janet Evanovich: 'Pithy, witty and fast-paced''Among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction''A laugh-out-loud page-turner''Romantic and gripping...an absolute tonic'Janet Evanovich, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, teams up with Emmy-winning writer Phoef Sutton for a brand-new series of thrillers featuring charmingly eccentric Emerson Knight and professional go-getter Riley Moon.

JANET EVANOVICH is the New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels including Turbo Twenty-Three and Tricky Twenty-Two; the Knight and Moon novels including Curious Minds and Dangerous Minds; five novels in the Fox & O'Hare series - The Heist, The Chase, The Job, The Scam and The Pursuit, co-written with Lee Goldberg; the Lizzy and Diesel novels including most recently Wicked Charms, co-written with Phoef Sutton; twelve romance novels; the Alexandra Barnaby novels; the Troublemaker graphic novels; and How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author.

PHOEF SUTTON is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning writer, who has written for television, including Cheers, and has produced, created and consulted on a number of television shows, including News Radio, Boston Legal, and cult hit Defiance for the SyFy Channel. He is also a published novelist, most recently of Wicked Charms, co-written with Janet Evanovich.

Janet Evanovich is one of the world's biggest selling authors. Most recently the hardback and ebook of TRICKY TWENTY-TWO shot straight to No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Over 75 million copies of Janet Evanovich's novels have been sold worldwide.Bantam US will launch the new series with a massive campaign, targetting top New York Times bestseller positions for both print and ebook, which they've successfully achieved with all their Janet Evanovich publishing to date.Janet Evanovich's non-Stephanie Plum novels regularly hit high positions on the New York Times bestseller list - most recently with THE SCAM in the Fox & O'Hare series.Janet actively supports Headline's online marketing activity, reaching her 35,000 Twitter followers and and 600,000+ Facebook fans. Her online newsletter has 110,000+ subscribers and her print newsletter has 200,000 subscribers. Janet's website, www.evanovich.com, generates 3 to 4 million hits each month, and the books have also spawned about 20 fan sites.Headline's complete repackaging of Janet's books, with the stylish new Evanovich branding across the different series, has given her novels a fresh and modern feel and boosted ebook and print sales. The new branding will be rolled out to give the new series a distinctive look while retaining the key Evanovich indicators.Janet Evanovich's novels have won three major crime fiction awards, with nominations for more, and have all been critically acclaimed.
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The House on Sunset Lake

By Tasmina Perry

'Seductive and mysterious...the perfect novel to while away a summer's afternoon' Express. Sunday Times bestseller Tasmina Perry is back with a delicious summer read. Unlock the secrets of the mysterious house on Sunset Lake...

Casa D'Or, the mysterious plantation house on Sunset Lake, has been in the Wyatt family for over fifty years. Jennifer Wyatt returns there from university full of hope, as summer by the lake stretches ahead of her. Yet by the time it is over her heart will be broken, her family in tatters, her dreams long gone.

Twenty years later, Casa D'Or stands neglected, a victim of tragic events. Jennifer has closed the door on her past. Then Jim, the man she met and fell in love with that magical summer, comes back into her life, with a plan to return Casa D'Or to its former glory. Their reunion will stir up old ghosts for both of them, and reveal the dark secrets the house still holds close...

One of 2016's best summer readsSeductive and mysterious, this is the perfect novel to while away a summer's afternoonGripping... You'll be rooting for Jim and Jennifer, the narrative zips along at a great pace and it's brilliantly written. I loved itBuried secrets, lost loves, betrayal and heartbreak fuel this intriguing, atmospheric love story with plenty of twists to keep you turning the pagesBeautifully descriptive and achingly romantic, this absorbing tale is a pure delight *****A classic tale of star-crossed lovers - with a dark twist. Vividly told, with plenty of surprisesRomance with a side order of suspenseMystery, intrigue and romance all come together in one brilliant readAtmospheric and engrossingFantastic reading, an excellent balance of romance and suspense. If you're heading on an end-of-summer break away, pack this one in your bagA stirring and intoxicating story of love and twisted secrets waiting... lurking. The bewitching hot heady Deep South encouraged me to explore the past, so evocatively described and full of promise. Waves of emotion, spilling the ups and downs of life, feeling touchable and realistic wash the pages. Tasmina Perry has the ability to immerse you entirely within the story, I lived in the moment, whether it was 1995 or 2015. 'The House on Sunset Lake' surges towards a climatic ending, it is a moving, and truly very lovely story indeedA perfect summer read. Very evocative. A super book and I highly recommend itDark secrets in the Deep South and one unforgettable summer. This is Tasmina Perry at her breathtaking best.TASMINA PERRY is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author. She left a career in law to enter the world of women's magazine publishing, going on to become an award-winning writer and contributor to titles such as Elle, Glamour and Marie Claire. In 2004 she launched her own travel and fashion magazine, Jaunt, and was editing InStyle magazine when she left the industry to write books full time. Her novels have been published in seventeen countries. Tasmina lives with her husband and son in London, where she is at work on her next novel.The Last Kiss Goodbye has sold 40,000 copies in paperback so far and was the perfect choice as a Valentine's Day and Mother's Day read.Tasmina Perry is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author with TCM sales of well over half-a-million copies.Tasmina's novels are adored by a legion of fans who love her signature ingredients of heart-wrenching love stories, tantalising secrets and idyllic exotic locations.Tasmina regularly speaks at conferences, festivals and universities around the country and has appeared frequently on television and radio, including Sky News, BBC News, ITV's This Morning, Radio 5 and BBC London. Previous talks have included 'What women want from technology', 'The value of confidence' and 'Making the right career choices for your skill set'. She has also been a mentor in the Marie Claire/Prince's Trust Inspire and Mentor scheme and has been on the judging panels of various industry awards including P&G Beauty and the BSME.
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Set Me Free

By Hina Belitz

Set Me Free by Hina Belitz is a beautiful, unforgettable novel that will be devoured by fans of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes and The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman. It shines a gentle light into the shadows of life and shows how sometimes reaching out to the world is all it takes to set you free ...

Mani and Nu. Sister and brother.

Forced to flee their home in fear of their lives, Mani and Nu find themselves in a dark London flat. When the worst happens, fate abandons them far from the family who might love them. And so Mani accepts an offer of marriage in hope of finding comfort for Nu - but her dreams of happiness soon evaporate and she is left with no way of revealing the truth about the life she and Nu are leading.

Little by little, Mani reaches out to the world with love ... it is only a matter of time before the world reaches back for her.

A deeply moving, quietly powerful story... empowering and inspiring[A] moving taleThe best book I have read in a very long time. Absolutely beautiful. This has to be a 2016 prizewinner.A breath of fresh air - a story of brutality and guilt but also of love, recovery and redemption, written with knowledge and passion. I defy you to read it without shedding a tearA moving and yet uplifting account of the trials faced by some women, Set Me Free still remains full of hopeThis novel is a rare find - beautifully written, poignant and life-affirmingHina Belitz tackles the harrowing subject matter with a deft touch, great warmth and insightful sensitivityA deeply moving, quietly powerful story... empowering and inspiring[A] moving taleThe best book I have read in a very long time. Absolutely beautiful. This has to be a 2016 prizewinner.A breath of fresh air - a story of brutality and guilt but also of love, recovery and redemption, written with knowledge and passion. I defy you to read it without shedding a tearA moving and yet uplifting account of the trials faced by some women, Set Me Free still remains full of hopeThis novel is a rare find - beautifully written, poignant and life-affirmingHina Belitz tackles the harrowing subject matter with a deft touch, great warmth and insightful sensitivityA sparkling and original women's fiction gem that sits alongside novels that embrace big themes, such as Me Before You and The Memory BookHina Belitz grew up in Andover in Hampshire. She is a renowned employment lawyer with post-graduate qualifications from the Guildford University of Law and is presently studying creative writing at Cambridge University. She lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and two sons. Following release of her debut novel, Set Me Free, Hina was approached by Morgan Freeman to take part in a National Geographic production, The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman and her interview appears in the episode entitled The Power of Love.Set Me Free reads like a dark and fiercely intelligent PS I Love You and hangs upon the powerful and moving relationship between a sister and brother. It is commercial women's fiction at its devastating best.The compelling and relevant issues at the heart of Set Me Free - immigration, honour killing, domestic violence, arranged marriage, teenage love - will enable Headline to deliver talking point publicity, as only Headline can.Pre-awareness social media campaign will ensure lovers of talking point commercial fiction know about Set Me Free from the earliest moment.Major publicity campaign anticipated across the media, including broadcast favourites such as Woman's Hour.