The UNMISSABLE brand new novel from Rachel Hore, Sunday Times bestselling author of LAST LETTER HOME, a 2018 Richard and Judy Book club pick.
‘A gorgeous and deeply absorbing story’ TRACY REES
Brilliantly evoking the changing attitudes of the time, The Love Child is a novel about love, family, separation, despair and hope, full of tenderness and deep feeling.
‘Simply stunning . . . I savoured every moment of this moving story of love, loss and, ultimately, forgiveness. The Love Child is an absolutely beautiful book’ DINAH JEFFERIES
‘This tender account, spanning two generations, reveals how the loss affects mother and child across the years. A story that stirs the deepest emotions’ WOMAN & HOME
‘A poignant story, rich in period detail’ SUNDAY MIRROR
‘An emotive and thought-provoking read . . . My heart went out to both these two women as they faced such difficult personal decisions that would change their lives forever’ROSANNA LEY’
I really enjoyed this book. Hore tackles difficult subjects with a clever, light touch and a sunny positivity. Her women are brave and good and you desperately want them to win’ DAILY MAIL
‘A novel that stirs the deepest emotions’ WOMAN
‘Rachel’s stories are always absorbing and intricately woven and The Love Child is no exception. This is a wonderfully moving tale of love and loss, hope and eventual reconciliation, and I very much enjoyed it’ BARBARA ERSKINE
‘I found her writing warm, compassionate in this story about one girl’s search for her true identity amidst the secrets and dynamics of her adopted family. It had a realism about the poignancy of illegitimacy in this pre-war setting’ LEAH FLEMING
‘The Love Child is a hugely compelling, poignant and moving read. Rachel has great skill as a storyteller and readers are sure to be engrossed and swept away by her clever double-stranded tale’ JANE JOHNSON