The Last Gift: An Irresistible Romantic Journey for 2022

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A moving and heartwrenching love story that follows two unforgettable characters as they journey from London to New York to Paris and finally to the beautiful, remote Welsh mountains. The perfect romantic read for Christmas – and all the year long . . .

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From the author of Always, in December, The Last Gift is a moving and heartwrenching love story that follows two unforgettable characters on a journey from London to New York to Paris and finally to the beautiful, remote Welsh mountains. The perfect read for Christmas – and all the year long . . . Perfect for readers of Cecelia Ahern and Jojo Moyes.

Every year since Cassie was small, her big brother Tom has left her a trail of clues leading to his Christmas present to her. It’s been only the two of them since their parents died and they were taken in by their grandparents, and Tom has always loved seeing his sister’s face light up when she finds the gift at the end of the trail.

Years later, their tradition remains. To Cassie, Tom has always been her rock. So when she gets the news, just before Christmas, that Tom has been killed in a climbing accident, her world is shattered.

After the funeral, Cassie is stunned when she finds a hidden note from Tom in her flat. It’s the first clue that will lead her to his Christmas gift this year; he must have set up the treasure hunt before he went away. A heartbroken Cassie decides to follow the clues and find her brother’s last gift – not realising she is about to discover more than she ever realised about her brother and their parents . . . Or that the trail will lead her to love, in the very last place she expected to find it . . .

Readers adore Emily Stone’s novels:

‘Absolutely gorgeous – such a compelling and pull-at-the-heartstrings read. I loved the warmth of Emily’s writing and her beautifully relatable characters; and the romance, the serendipity and of course Max’s secret all kept me reading late into the night’ Jo Lovett, author of The First Time We Met

‘I’m sat here sobbing after finishing Always, In December… I absolutely adored this book and was totally invested in Josie and Max’s story. Heartbreaking, beautiful and life affirming *****’

‘I absolutely adored this book!! It made me laugh, it made me cry…it is a fantastic debut and I can’t wait to see what Emily produces next.*****’

‘Wow, I’m at a loss for adequate words. It had me crying my eyes out. A truly gripping read from page 1 and it is easy to put yourself in Josie’s shoes, to feel what she feels, from anger, hurt to heartbreak, with the odd snigger along the way too. Highly recommended read, but have the tissues at the ready!! *****’

‘I have just finished this wonderful book this morning and still have fresh tears in my eyes. This story will stay with me for a long time. It’s a story of love intertwined with heartbreak. Of family ties and great friends. I can see this book being a blockbuster and would love to see it played out on the big screen. All these characters were so relatable. If you’re looking for something to kick a reading slump or if you just want a fun, romantic book to sweep you off your feet this summer: look no further. Be prepared for tears though. A definite five star read from me *****’

‘I really enjoyed this book, it was well written and gripping from the start with characters that were relatable and endearing and moments that were heartbreaking. ****’

‘I enjoyed this book that made me laugh & cry ****’

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Weight 0.041 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 cm
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Paperback

Pages

352

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K