The Atlas of Us

Tracy Buchanan

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A stormy love affair. A secret. A discovery that changes everything …

Louise Fenton flies to a devastated Thailand to search for her mother, missing following the Boxing Day tsunami. The only trace she can find is her mother’s distinctive bag. Inside it is a beautifully crafted atlas belonging to a writer named Claire Shreve. But what is the connection between Claire and Louise’s missing mum, and can the atlas help Louise find her?

As Louise explores the notes and mementoes slipped between the pages of the atlas she learns the story of a life-changing revelation, a tragedy and a passionate love affair. And she uncovers a secret that nearly destroyed Claire and the man she loved – the same secret her mother has been guarding all these years …

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Praise for Tracy Buchanan

‘A pacy read … A great book to take to the beach!’ DAILY MAIL

‘An amazing novel that encompasses love, betrayal, faith and trust. I admit I cried more than once . . . I have never read a more gut wrenchingly honest portrayal of love in all its forms. Unforgettable.’

‘I loved, loved, LOVED The Atlas of Us!’

‘An intricately woven mystery-within-a-mystery full of twists and surprises’

‘Takes you on an enthralling voyage around the world’

‘I think it’ll connect with a lot of women out there.’

‘Oh my days, Milo! *dreamy sigh* The first meeting between Claire and Milo is utterly electric; the chemistry between the two is intense and yet their romance feels authentic and builds at a natural pace, and I was soon swept up in it.’

‘Truly, one of the most powerful and exquisite romances I’ve ever read.’

‘The Atlas of Us is a passionate, beautiful and heart-wrenching tale about loss and new beginnings that will haunt you long after you’ve turned the last page.’

‘An emotionally-charged new novel’ TAKE A BREAK

‘An ambitious and deeply poignant story that will take you into another world’ HEAT

‘I was left absolutely traumatised in a totally brilliant way … Beautiful, heartbreaking, uplifting … Really worth a read’ HELLO!

‘I could see it playing out like a movie as I was reading … I loved it’ NOVELKICKS

‘A compelling, page turning read about secrets in families and the unwitting consequences … I was completely hooked . . . Sad, powerful and absorbing’ Julia Williams

‘A compelling and emotional read that pulled me in – full of intrigue and secrets. A riveting story that I know will stay with me for a very long time’ Alexandra Brown