A heartbreakingly powerful read' The Sun 'An intriguing, emotional tale with surprising twists. Another winner *****' People's Friend A hidden note. A lost love.
A second chance... From the #1 bestselling author of The Letter, Kathryn Hughes, comes The Key, an unforgettable story of a heartbreaking secret that will stay with you for ever. 'A wonderful, enthralling story; one that I didn't want to end' Lesley Pearse on The Key 1956 It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate Hospital.
When she meets a young woman admitted by her father, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change both their lives for ever... 2006Sarah is drawn to the now abandoned Ambergate. Whilst exploring the old corridors she discovers a suitcase belonging to a female patient who entered Ambergate fifty years earlier.
The shocking contents, untouched for half a century, will lead Sarah to unravel a forgotten story of tragedy and lost love, and the chance to make an old wrong right . . .