Letter from Chicago (Short Story)

Kobo ebook | October 28, 2011

byCathy Kelly

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Every woman needs her Cathy Kelly time – lose yourself with this warm and enjoyable short story perfect for a relaxing break. Elsie loves her regular letters from her sister Maisie in Chicago. Maisie emigrated to America forty-five years ago but the sisters keep in touch monthly. The letters cross the Atlantic, back and forth, filled with news about their families, their hopes, dreams and successes. Of course, it’s not quite as good as seeing each other in person, but they are happy enough with the arrangement. But when Maisie suddenly announces that her granddaughter wants to visit Elsie in Ireland, Elsie is besides herself with worry. A great deal has happened in the last forty-five years, and she may not have always reported it all accurately back to her sister. She can’t possibly bear the humiliation of being found out for having stretched the truth, but there is no way she can refuse to play host to a member of her family, is there? A funny, heartwarming and true-to-life Cathy Kelly story – tuck in and enjoy. This story also appears in Cathy’s collection of stories, Christmas Magic.

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Every woman needs her Cathy Kelly time – lose yourself with this warm and enjoyable short story perfect for a relaxing break. Elsie loves her regular letters from her sister Maisie in Chicago. Maisie emigrated to America forty-five years ago but the sisters keep in touch monthly. The letters cross the Atlantic, back and forth, filled w...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 28, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:000744446X

ISBN - 13:9780007444465

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Letter from chicago Cuts to the chase early about two Irish families nice little read, where the lies catch up with them,
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fab read I really liked this book. Short but sweet. I really enjoyed reading it. It was very well writ. Cathy Kelly is a great author.
Date published: 2015-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Loved this short story! The characters were all wonderful. I loved the imagery created by the author.
Date published: 2014-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Short story A lovely little story, nothing too taxing.
Date published: 2014-06-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Letter from Chicago Nice little read, and the moral of the story Is don't pretend to be something or someone your not
Date published: 2014-04-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Letter From Chicago ( short story) This started out a bit slow and I thought it was going to be very predictable but it surprised me and I had a few lol moments. I really liked it.
Date published: 2014-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Letter from Chicago Lovely little story!
Date published: 2014-02-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Letter from Chicago Nice, Sunday ,short, heart ,warming read.
Date published: 2013-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Letter from Chicago Great read. Too short.
Date published: 2012-12-28