By Kristin Harmel
A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, needs to shuttle to Paris to discover a kin mystery for her loss of life grandmother—and what she learns may possibly switch every thing. The Sweetness of Forgetting is the ebook that made Kristin Harmel a world bestseller.
At thirty-six, wish McKenna-Smith is not any stranger to undesirable information. She misplaced her mom to melanoma, her husband left her for a twenty-two yr previous, and her checking account is sort of depleted. Her personal goals of turning into a attorney long past, she’s working a failing relations bakery on Cape Cod and elevating a stricken preteen.
Now, Hope’s cherished French-born grandmother Mamie, who wowed the Cape together with her outstanding 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 desire in regards to the prior, the secrets and techniques she has hung on to for thus decades will quickly be misplaced perpetually. Tantalizingly, she finds mysterious snippets of a sad historical past in Paris. after which, arming her with a scrawled checklist of names, she sends desire to France to discover a seventy-year-old mystery.
Hope’s emotional trip takes her during the bakeries of Paris and 3 spiritual traditions, all guided by way of Mamie’s fairy stories and the candy tastes of domestic. As wish items jointly her family’s background, she reveals terrible Holocaust tales combined with robust tales of her family’s will to outlive in an international long gone mad. And to reunite fans torn aside via terror, all she’ll desire is a touch of braveness, and the idea that God exists all over, even in cake...