Hood, Ann The Knitting Circle

ISBN 13: 9780007276608

The Knitting Circle

9780007276608: The Knitting Circle

Come on in and join the knitting circle – it might just save your life…

Spinning yarns, weaving tales, mending lives…

Every Wednesday a group of women gathers at Alice's Sit and Knit. Little do they know that they will learn so much more than patterns…

Grieving Mary needs to fill the empty days after the death of her only child.

Glamorous Scarlet is the life and soul of any party. But beneath her trademark red hair and beaming smile lurks heartache.

Sculptor Lulu seems too cool to live in the suburbs. Why has she fled New York's bright lights?

Model housewife Beth never has a hair out of place. But her perfect world is about to fall apart….

Irish-born Ellen wears the weight of the world on her shoulders but not her heart on her sleeve. What is she hiding?

As the weeks go by, under mysterious Alice's watchful eye, an unlikely friendship forms. Secrets are revealed and pacts made. Then tragedy strikes, and each woman must learn to face her own past in order to move on…

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Praise for Ann Hood:

‘A heartbreaker’
Vanity Fair

‘An engrossing storyteller … [This book] works its magic.’ Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees

‘What a gift for Ann Hood, who suffered a loss nearly identical to Mary Baxter's, to have made of her grief.’

‘Memorably stirring and authentic.’
Los Angeles Times Book Review

‘Ann Hood writes with the ease of a born storyteller.’
Chicago Tribune

About the Author:

Ann Hood was born in Rhode Island. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in American Literature and worked as a flight attendant for TWA for 8 years. Whilst working as a flight attendant, Ann got a Master's degree from New York University, also in American Literature. She lived in NYC until 1993 when she re-met and married someone she knew in high school.
Ann then moved back to Rhode Island and had a son, Sam, who is now 14. Her daughter Grace died in 2002 when she was 5; as a result, she adopted a baby from China last year, Annabelle, who is now 3.

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