A beautiful story of love, loss and second chances. As one woman searches for hope after a devastating divorce she discovers help hidden within the pages of a 1943 diary.
The island has a way of calling you home...
Ten years ago, Emily Watson was on top of the world: a best-selling novel, a husband plucked from the pages of a magazine, and a one-way ticket to happily ever after.
Now her perfect life has crumbled and Emily is left to pick up the pieces.
So when her great-Aunt Bee invites her to spend the month of March on her beloved Bainbridge Island, Emily accepts, longing to be healed by the sea. As she begins researching her next book, Emily discovers a red velvet diary, dated 1943, whose contents reveal a startling secret that could change her life forever...
A heart-breaking story of love, hope and second chances, from the international bestselling author of All the Flowers in Paris
I adore Sarah Jio's novels. They have all the right ingredients to keep me glued to the pages: compelling characters, mystery, family secrets and love, and they are skilfull written. What more could I possibly want?
Fans of emotional, romantic stories set during World War II will enjoy this heartbreaking tale of love and loss - Booklist
Sarah Jio is the #1 international, New York Times, and USA Today bestselling author of ten novels. She is the host of the Mod About You podcast and also a longtime journalist who has contributed to Glamour, The New York Times, Redbook, Real Simple, O: The Oprah Magazine, Bon Appetit, Marie Claire, Self, and many other outlets, including NPR's Morning Edition. Jio's books have been published in more than 25 countries. She lives in Seattle with her three young boys.