The Traveller's Daughter

The Traveller's Daughter

by Michelle Vernal

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A secret hidden for fifty years is about to be brought to light in Michelle Vernal’s dazzling new novel The Traveller's Daughter!

Her mother’s secret…

For fifty years Rosa kept the secrets of her past hidden from her beloved daughter, Kitty. The hurt and pain, the guilt over what she’d done, was something she could never face. But now the time has come to share the truth of Kitty’s heritage…

Her daughter’s discovery…

Kitty never knew anything about her mother’s early life. But after her death, the discovery of Rosa’s journal opens Kitty’s eyes to a whole new world—a family she’s never known and a love she’s never dreamed of…

What readers are saying about ‘The Traveller’s Daughter’:

‘A lovely, feel-good read’ Katie’s Bookends

‘If you like family sagas and romance, then look no further…at the end you feel like you are leaving behind new friends’ Lorraine, Goodreads

‘A beautiful and thought-provoking book’ Artistic Bent Book Blog

The fate of a family…

Now Kitty must travel to her mother’s homeland, but after fifty years, can the sins of the past be forgiven? Or will history repeat itself? With a decades-old family feud threatening her future, can Kitty put right what once went so wrong?

Join Kitty on her journey as she follows in her mother’s footsteps from the south of France to Ireland, discovering who she is along the way in this beautiful tale of forbidden love and fancy cupcakes!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780008226510
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/24/2017
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 408,161
File size: 929 KB

About the Author

Michelle Vernal is the author of the three other novels. She lives with her hubby Paul and their two boys in the gorgeous wee South Island town of Oxford in New Zealand. It is a place where the cheese scones are superb, and there is always loads more going on than meets the eye.
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Ivory0707 More than 1 year ago
Kitty Sorenson has been hungering to know about her mother's past for as long as she could remember. When her mother unexpectedly dies, she believes her chance to know the truth has escaped her until she receives the message from a photographer to redo a picture her mother did close to 50 years ago. I liked the premise for the story and the reader gets to experience Rosa's tale first hand. I think that added character and made the story come to life. The dialogue between characters feels realistic and natural which I feel was another good piece of a story. The author's characters are lively, humorous and lovable or unlovable in the case of Martin Donahue. The story pace is steady although the ending feels sudden because as a reader we often want to see the build up of a relationship. That being said, I still liked the ending because the gist is that Kitty and Jonny live happily ever after healing old scarred wounds between their families. It is a beautiful tale of love, reconciliation, hope and learning of personal history. It is said sometimes that you don't know where you are headed unless you know where you come from. I don't think that's necessarily true but knowing definitely helps. Overall, great read for those who love romantic stories of reconciliation.