Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes’s first novel, THE LETTER was a self-published sensation, a Kindle #1 bestseller for forty consecutive days. Later published by Headline (19 March, 2015) it reached #22 in the Nielsen Bookscan paperback fiction chart, and #1 in the Bookseller Heatseeker chart for three weeks, as well as being one of the top 20 Fiction Audio Downloads of 2016 and reaching #3 in the US Kindle chart, hitting the Wall Street Journal‘s top 10 eBook bestseller list. Her second novel, THE SECRET (Headline 1 July 2016) was a top 10 Kindle bestseller. Translation rights in Kathryn’s novels, including her third, THE KEY (Headline 1 March 2018) have been sold in twenty-eight countries.
Kathryn lives near Manchester.



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Praise for THE KEY:
“A wonderful, enthralling story; one that I didn’t want to end” Lesley Pearse
“A heartbreakingly powerful novel” Sun
“Emotional, heart-wrenching at times and deeply affecting” Books, Life and Everything

Praise for THE SECRET:
“Gripping” Good Housekeeping
“This love story has everyone talking” Look
“Have lots of tissues ready” My Weekly

Praise for THE LETTER:
“A moving story of love, loss and hope” Bella
“Emotional and intriguing” People’s Friend
“One to tug on the heartstrings” Red