Kathryn Hughes was born in Altrincham, near Manchester. After completing a secretarial course, Kathryn met her husband and they married in Canada. For twenty-nine years they ran a business together, raised two children and travelled when they could to places such as India, Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand. Kathryn and her family now make their home in a village near Manchester. The Letter is Kathryn's first novel, and she is busy working on her second, The Secret.
You will find it hard to put down. I cried buckets of tears reading it - Books With Wine and ChocolateVery satisfying. Both women's stories were equally developed and interesting. They were also equally heartbreaking - Mom With a BookWith a swift pace, memorable characters and a wonderful conceptual depth, Hughes' novel is one that simply can't be put down - GoodreadsA beautiful story... I didn't want to put it down - Reviewed by FranChrissie and Tina's story is one that will stay with me for a long time - Jaffa Reads TooA beautifully told, tragic tale...restoring your faith in the kindness of strangers and the strength of the human spirit to rise despite adversity - Ajoobacats Blog