Beautiful stories of heartbreak, loss and redemption by acclaimed author Victoria Hislop
Five beautiful stories of heartbreak, loss and redemption by Victoria Hislop, the acclaimed million-copy bestselling author of THE ISLAND and THE RETURN, collected for the first time in one edition.
Set in Greece and in England, One Cretan Evening, The Pine Tree, By the Fire, The Warmest Christmas Ever and Aflame in Athens are five unmissable stories told in Victoria's unique voice. This ebook includes the opening of The Thread, Victoria's new novel: a powerful tale of love and loyalty set in the vibrant city of Thessaloniki, Greece.
PRAISE FOR THE ISLAND:
'This is a vivid, moving and absorbing tale, with its sensitive, realistic engagement with all the consequences of, and stigma attached to leprosy, elevating it beyond holiday literature' - Observer
Hislop's deep research, imagination and patent love of Crete creates a convincing portrait of times on the island... A moving and absorbing holiday read - Evening Standard
Passionately engaged with its subject...the author has meticulously researched her fascinating background and medical facts - The Sunday Times
A page-turning tale...reminds us that love and life continue in even the most extraordinary of circumstances - Sunday Express
PRAISE FOR THE RETURN:
'THE RETURN may be a beach book, but it goes inland and rummages around in the cellars' - The Times
Aims to open the eyes, and tug the heartstrings, of readers... Hislop deserves a medal for opening a breach into the holiday beach bag - Independent
Like a literary Nigella, she whips up a cracking historical romance with a dash of family secrets and a splash of female self-discovery - Time Out
Meticulously researched historical narrative and imaginative storytelling - Telegraph