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The Things We Cannot Say

The Things We Cannot Say

Inspired by the author’s family history, a searing page-turner of war, family secrets and a love to defy all odds, from the Top Ten Australian bestselling author of Before I Let You Go.

‘Kelly Rimmer has raised the already-high bar with the unforgettable The Things We Cannot Say. Alina and Tomasz’s story is one of bravery, resilience, and the lengths we will go to for the ones we love. Fans of Jodi Picoult and Kristin Hannah now have a new go-to author’ Sally Hepworth, author of The Secrets of Midwives

2019. Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? When her cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of mementoes reveals a tattered photo of a young man, a tiny leather shoe and a letter. Her grandmother begs Alice to return to Poland to see what became of those she held dearest.

WWII. Alina and Tomasz are childhood sweethearts. The night before he leaves for college, Tomasz proposes marriage. But when their village falls to the Nazis, Alina doesn’t know if Tomasz is alive or dead.

2019. In Poland, separated from her family, Alice begins to uncover the story her grandmother is so desperate to tell, and discovers a love that bloomed in the winter of 1942. As a painful family history comes to light, will the struggles of the past and present finally reach a heartbreaking resolution?

‘The Things We Cannot Say is such an emotional and powerful read that I found it almost impossible to put down. I was riveted, and will be recommending this book to everyone I know’ Lisa Ireland, author of The Shape of Us

Praise for the heart-tugging novels of Kelly Rimmer

‘If you like Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes you’ll want to pick up a copy of Before I Let You Go – a contemporary exploration of motherhood and sisterhood’ Culturefly

‘Bestselling Australian author Kelly Rimmer serves up a heart-pounding dilemma for fans of Jodi Picoult’ Marie Claire

‘Kelly Rimmer tears at the heartstrings’ Herald Sun

‘A heartbreaking story… Her characters are captivating’ Daily Telegraph
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th March 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472247322

Reviews

Me Without You is the beautiful, moving story of Callum and Lilah and they turned me into a complete emotional wreck. I loved the banter and the chemistry between them both right from the first, brilliant chapter and then as the book went on, it warmed and broke my heart all at the same time... It's an incredible novel
Reviewed the Book
I couldn't put it down ... I got teary eyed quite a few times. It's a beautiful story
One Hopeless Romantic’s Booklandia Blog on When I Lost You
Praise for Kelly Rimmer
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I was hooked right from the start, and it was just the most beautiful portrayal of falling in love I've ever read. It's the type of love you dream of and want for yourself... Kelly Rimmer has done an outstanding job with Me Without You, it's engaging, it warmed my heart to the very core, and then tore it out and stomped all over it. ... Me Without You is an unforgettable tale that I couldn't recommend more. 5/5
GirlsLovetoRead.com
It's been a while since I've read a book that made me 'ugly cry'. You know what I mean... big, fat tears rolling down your cheeks leaving you with eyes so puffy you look like you've had an allergic reaction. Think Claire Danes in... well... pretty much any role she's ever been in. Kelly Rimmer's Me Without You certainly broke that dry spell... a heartbreaker of a book that has great characters and a gut-wrenching ending that left me feeling a weird mix of bereft and yet hopeful
JudgingCovers.co.uk
A celebration of love ...I was devastated when it ended
Big Little Sister on When I Lost You
I fell in love with this amazing book after the first sentence and would read it all over again. A wonderful mixture of emotions, real love, secrets, laughter and sadness
Sky’s Book Corner
I loved When I Lost You, it was full of deep raw emotion and had me hooked until the end
That Thing She Reads on When I Lost You
There's not much I can say without giving the story away, other than how much I adore Callum and Lilah. Their love story is so genuine and heartfelt... This book is beautifully written, and I found myself highlighting like crazy throughout. I highly recommend this book, but I must warn you, it's one that will make you cry
Mrs Leif’s Blog