The Last Kiss Goodbye
A faded photograph. A lost love. A long-buried secret.
By Tasmina Perry
Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller Tasmina Perry does what she does best in this irresistibly intriguing, sophisticated and heartrending read, transporting the reader to Paris, London and St Petersburg and sweeping them up in a story of romance, mystery and secrets.
A spellbinding tale of love, loss and long-buried secrets from the Sunday Times bestselling author. If you loved spending A Week in Paris with Rachel Hore or taking the Last Voyage of the Valentina with Santa Montefiore, you will adore this unforgettable novel.
Everyone remembers their first kiss. But what about the last?
1961. Journalist Rosamund Bailey is ready to change the world. When she meets explorer and man about town Dominic Blake, she realises she has found the love of her life. Just as happiness is in their grasp, the worst happens, and their future is snatched away.
2014. Deep in the vaults of a museum, archivist Abby Gordon stumbles upon a breathtaking find. A faded photograph of a man saying goodbye to the woman he loves. Looking for a way to escape her own heartache, Abby becomes obsessed with the story, little realising that behind the image frozen in time lies a secret altogether more extraordinary.
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.
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10 Sep 2015
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Another note-perfect read from Tasmina Perry — Red
Romance, adventure, mystery...(a) beautifully written and engaging tale — Heat
With political intrigue and sweeping romance, this is a compelling read — Sunday Express
A great story about lost love, exploration and long-buried secrets... A perfect rainy Sunday read — Marie Claire
Impressive — Glamour
Set in both the '60s and the present day, this book will keep you hooked as its secrets are revealed. A great story by a great writer — Fabulous
Irresistible escapism — Sunday Mirror
Her best yet... Beautifully written and the romance is subtle but so moving. I think it will be hard to read without feeling a little pull at the heart strings — That Thing She Reads
Unputdownable... Tasmina Perry keeps you riveted to her books and when you finish one it stays with you for a long time... — Books With Wine and Chocolate
All-consuming love, buried secrets and beautiful locations... A satisfying read with twists and turns and an old-fashioned love story at its heart — Random Things Through My Letterbox
A gorgeous...story of secrets, love and betrayal... a great romantic novel to take on holiday — I Read Novels
What a story! I was transported not just via locations but through many different emotions... A twisting and turning story of hope, secrets and a changing world — The Book Trail
A lovely emotional read with an intriguing story at its heart... love, passion, deception, mystery and suspense. I finished reading it with tears in my eyes — Off-The-Shelf Book Reviews
Romance, mystery...a pacey novel with themes of secrecy, seduction and how far one will go to for love... — We Love This Book
The novel has plenty of twists and intrigue...heartbreaking romance...captivating — Chicklit Club
This sweeping love story will whisk you away from the streets of London to St. Petersburg in Russia, the wild, windswept coast of Ireland and the hot and humid Amazon jungle in search of the truth behind the photo — Novelicious