The North Star Bakery has been in Hope's family for generations, the secret recipes passed down from mother to daughter.
But at thirty-six and recently divorced, with rebellious daughter Annie and elderly grandmother Rose to care for, Hope is less than enthusiastic about carrying on the family legacy.
When the bakery runs into financial trouble and Rose takes a turn for the worse, Hope's delicate balancing act is in danger of crumbling entirely.
Then Rose reveals a shocking truth about her past and everything Hope thought she knew about her family and the bakery is turned upside down.
At her grandmother's request, Hope travels to Paris, armed only with a mysterious list of names.
What she uncovers there could be the key to saving the bakery and the fulfilment of a star-crossed romance, seventy years in the making.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Quercus Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/03/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781780878416