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The Secret Ingredient

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‘A delicious story that wraps itself around your heart’ Evie Woods, bestselling author of The Lost Bookshop

It’s been three years, two weeks and one day since Kate Shaw’s life changed forever. Three years, two weeks and one day that Kate has been angry – with herself and life.

But today is different. Different because Kate has finally taken the step she’s been avoiding…back into the kitchen. Now, what begins as a (disastrous) attempt to make pancakes becomes a culinary journey that is not only a love letter to someone so important to her, but also an unexpected means of connection to a community she never knew she had…

Readers are loving The Secret Ingredient:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘It's a long time since a book provoked this much emotional attachment… absolutely wonderful’

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A love story on so many levels … It made me cry a lot but it was also uplifting and a real feel good read. Definitely one to curl up with and read in one go!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Beautifully heralds the importance of friendship and connections during times of loss ��� If you enjoyed The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams, I really think you will appreciate this

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘All the characters are so special … A feel good story with loss, love, romance, friendship and more’

⭐⭐⭐ ‘What a delight … a stunning book that examines are individual relationships with food and how it has the power to evoke memories, create friendships and to transform our lives

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A poignant tribute to love, resilience, and the transformative power of shared experiences, making it a compelling and emotionally resonant read that transcends the boundaries of grief and ultimately leaves readers with a taste of hope
Genre: General Fiction

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