The Things We Cannot Say
What would you sacrifice for love?
Inspired by the author's family history, a searing page-turner of war, family secrets and a love to defy all odds.
World War Two
Alina and Tomasz are childhood sweethearts. The night before he leaves for college, Tomasz proposes marriage. But when their village falls to the Nazis, Alina doesn't know if Tomasz is alive or dead.
When Alice's cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of mementoes reveals a tattered photo of a young man, a tiny leather shoe and a letter. Her grandmother begs Alice to return to Poland to see what became of those she held dearest.
In Poland separated from her family, Alice begins to uncover the story her grandmother is so desperate to tell, and discovers a love that bloomed in the winter of 1942. As a painful family history comes to light, will the struggles of the past and present finally reach a heartbreaking resolution?
Praise for Kelly Rimmer's bestelling novels:
'Kelly Rimmer tears at the heartstrings' Herald Sun
'A heartbreaking story... Her characters are captivating' Daily Telegraph
'Bestselling Australian author Kelly Rimmer serves up a heart-pounding dilemma for fans of Jodi Picoult' Marie Claire