Letter from a Stranger: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press, Mar 27, 2012 - Fiction - 432 pages
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Letter from a Stranger

Barbara Bradford

Justine Nolan is a documentary filmmaker who lost her cherished grandmother a decade ago—the only source of love and comfort in her life. Her own mother, Deborah, has always been distant, focusing on her career as an interior designer. But when Justine inadvertently opens a letter addressed to her mother, she discovers that not only is her grandmother alive, but that Deborah has deliberately distanced her from the family for all these years. Justine's search for her grandmother takes her to Istanbul, where she begins to uncover secrets that stretch all the way back to World War II. As layers of deception peel away, Justine begins to understand a woman she never really knew...and she begins to ask questions about the true desires of her own heart.

 

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User Review  - shazjhb - LibraryThing

I was desperate and could not find a thing to read. When I think of her first couple of books and then read this it makes me sad - people should get better not worse. The best part of the story was ... Read full review

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User Review  - CandyH - LibraryThing

This is another excellent book by Barbara Taylor Bradford. The story is of Justine and her quest to find her grandmother, Gabriele. Justine and her twin, Richard, have been told that their grandmother ... Read full review

Contents

The Letter
5
The Search
53
The Reunion I 05 1
105
Coup de F oudre
163
The Mystery
217
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About the author (2012)

BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD was born and brought up in England, and started her writing career as a journalist. She has written twenty-five international bestsellers. Letters from a Stranger is her twenty-sixth novel. In 2007, Queen Elizabeth awarded her the Order of the British Empire for her literary achievements. She lives in New York with her husband, TV and film producer Robert Bradford.

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