By Kristin Harmel
A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, needs to trip to Paris to discover a kin mystery for her loss of life grandmother—and what she learns might switch every thing. The Sweetness of Forgetting is the publication that made Kristin Harmel a world bestseller.
At thirty-six, desire McKenna-Smith isn't any stranger to undesirable information. She misplaced her mom to melanoma, her husband left her for a twenty-two 12 months previous, and her checking account is almost depleted. Her personal goals of turning into a attorney gone, she’s operating a failing kinfolk bakery on Cape Cod and elevating a stricken preteen.
Now, Hope’s loved French-born grandmother Mamie, who wowed the Cape along with her significant 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 except she tells wish concerning the previous, the secrets and techniques she has hung on to for thus decades will quickly be misplaced without end. Tantalizingly, she finds mysterious snippets of a sad historical past in Paris. after which, arming her with a scrawled record of names, she sends wish to France to discover a seventy-year-old mystery.
Hope’s emotional trip takes her in the course of 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 historical past, she reveals bad Holocaust tales combined with robust tales of her family’s will to outlive in an international long past mad. And to reunite fans torn aside via terror, all she’ll want is a splash of braveness, and the assumption that God exists all over the place, even in cake...