The Sweetness of Forgetting

The Sweetness of Forgetting

Kristin Harmel


A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, needs to shuttle to Paris to discover a kin mystery for her demise grandmother—and what she learns may well swap every little thing. The Sweetness of Forgetting is the ebook that made Kristin Harmel a global bestseller.

At thirty-six, desire McKenna-Smith is not any stranger to undesirable information. She misplaced her mom to melanoma, her husband left her for a twenty-two 12 months outdated, and her checking account is sort of depleted. Her personal goals of turning into a legal professional long past, she’s working a failing relations bakery on Cape Cod and elevating a stricken preteen.

Now, Hope’s liked French-born grandmother Mamie, who wowed the Cape along with her remarkable pastries for greater than fifty years, is drifting away right into a haze of Alzheimer’s. yet in a unprecedented second of readability, Mamie realizes that until she tells desire in regards to the previous, the secrets and techniques she has hung on to for therefore a long time will quickly be misplaced ceaselessly. Tantalizingly, she finds mysterious snippets of a sad historical past in Paris. after which, arming her with a scrawled record of names, she sends desire to France to discover a seventy-year-old mystery.

Hope’s emotional trip takes her throughout the bakeries of Paris and 3 non secular traditions, all guided by means of Mamie’s fairy stories and the candy tastes of domestic. As wish items jointly her family’s heritage, she reveals bad Holocaust tales combined with robust stories of her family’s will to outlive in a global long gone mad. And to reunite fanatics torn aside via terror, all she’ll desire is a touch of braveness, and the assumption that God exists all over the place, even in cake...

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