'One of the best books of the summer' Marie Claire US. (Marie Claire US)
'An immersive and evocative tale ... Recipes allow readers to experience first-hand the sweetness of Hope's journey' Publisher's Weekly. (Publisher's Weekly)
'The kind of book that stays with you ... Incredibly moving moments serve as beautiful relief [to the darker subplot]. The ending will no doubt bring tears to your eyes' Romantic Times. (Romantic Times)
From the Back Cover
Try Rose's traditional star pies. Discover cupcake recipes for all occasions. Uncover one astonishing family secret. The North Star Bakery has been in Hope's family for generations. But at thirty-six and recently divorced, with rebellious daughter Annie and elderly grandmother Rose to care for, and the bakery business in trouble, Hope's delicate balancing act is in danger of crumbling entirely. Then Rose reveals a shocking truth about her past and Hope, at her grandmother's request, travels to Paris armed only with a mysterious list of names. What she uncovers there could be the key to saving the bakery and the fulfilment of a star-crossed romance, seventy years in the making. Savour The Sweetness of Forgetting: a novel of hope, courage and faith across the generations - with recipes!