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Three Words for Goodbye

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From Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, the bestselling authors of Meet Me in Monaco, comes a coming-of-age novel set in pre-WWII Europe, perfect for fans of Jennifer Robson, Beatriz Williams, and Kate Quinn.  

Three cities, two sisters, one chance to correct the past . . .

New York, 1937: When estranged sisters Clara and Madeleine Sommers learn their grandmother is dying, they
ebook, 384 pages
Expected publication: July 27th 2021 by William Morrow Paperbacks
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I loved THREE WORDS FOR GOODBYE by the dynamic duo Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb.

The story is set in 1937, a volatile time in history as Hitler consolidated power. Against this backdrop, two sisters in New York are asked by their dying grandmother to deliver three letters across Europe as her final farewell. They’re tasked with traveling to Paris, Venice and Vienna via the Queen Mary and the Orient Express — a “hardship” I’d take on gladly!

But the Sommers sisters — Clara, an artist, and Madelei
Natasha Lester
Utterly delightful and the perfect escape. I loved being swept away to 1930s Paris, Venice and Vienna alongside sisters Maddie and Clara who, despite their differences, have come together to fulfill their dying grandmother’s final wish. Unshackled by family and the expectations of society, they learn a lot about themselves and each other as they uncover long-kept family secrets and discover their own talents and desires. A heartwarming and wonderful story about the power of forgiveness and the u ...more
Feb 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb have written a story that holds us in it’s grip to the very last page. A dying grandmother sends her two granddaughters on a trip to Europe to deliver three very important letters to help reconcile her past as well as reveal her own personal history. She also uses this opportunity to bring her two estranged granddaughters together as they embark on their journey. The time period being just before the Second World War allows us to experience the unrest in Europe. The ...more
Kristen Lucero
Feb 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
In Three Words for Goodbye, we follow the story and the journey of two sisters, Clara and Madeleine, as they travel through Europe to deliver goodbye messages for their dying Grandmother. I loved that their adventure took place during 1937 as tensions were on the rise due to the rising threat of Hitler and the war.

Even better, we got to see it through both Maddie and Clara’s perspectives. I enjoyed the fact that they were two very different people, and their often tumultuous relationship felt r
Feb 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this historical book! My first from these authors, and I am looking forward to checking out their other works.

Estranged sisters, Clara and Madeline, are sent on a world traveling trip by their grandmother, Violet, as one of her final requests. She has 3 letters to be delivered to three people in her past, a final goodbye. The trip starts out rocky, but the adventures and experiences the girls share brings them back together. Madeline is a hopeful journalist and Clara is an artis
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Hazel Gaynor is an award-winning New York Times, USA Today, Irish Times, and international bestselling author. Her 2014 debut THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME won the 2015 RNA Historical Novel of the Year award, A MEMORY OF VIOLETS was a 2015 WHSmith Fresh Talent pick, THE GIRL FROM THE SAVOY was shortlisted for the 201 Irish Book Awards, and THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S DAUGHTER was shortlisted for the 2019 HWA ...more

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