The Forget-Me-Not Summer

The Forget-Me-Not Summer


Can she hold on to hope?

Liverpool, 1937

When Miranda awakes one morning to find her mother has disappeared, her life is about to change forever. She raises the alarm amongst the locals, but her mother's whereabouts remains a mystery.

With nowhere else to turn, Miranda is forced to live with her aunt and cousin, who resent her presence and treat her badly. She struggles to hold onto hope until she meets Steve, a neighbour who promises to help her in her search - until war intervenes...

Miranda will never forget the past, but can she find the courage to open her heart and forge the future she deserves?

A classic Katie Flynn story of tragedy, triumph and love from the Sunday Times bestselling author.


  • Flynn clearly has an excellent knowledge of the times of which she writes and creates an evocative atmosphere which carries the reader along. The characters are vivid, rich and interesting.
    No.1 magazine

About the author

Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn is the pen name of the much-loved writer, Judy Turner, who published over ninety novels in her lifetime. Judy's unique stories were inspired by hearing family recollections of life in Liverpool during the early twentieth century, and her books went on to sell more than eight million copies. Judy passed away in January 2019, aged 82.

The legacy of Katie Flynn lives on through her daughter, Holly Flynn, who continues to write under the Katie Flynn name. Holly worked as an assistant to her mother for many years and together they co-authored a number of Katie Flynn novels.

Holly lives in the north east of Wales with her husband Simon and their two children. When she's not writing she enjoys walking her two dogs, Sparky and Tara, in the surrounding countryside, and cooking forbidden foods such as pies, cakes and puddings! She looks forward to sharing many more Katie Flynn stories, which she and her mother devised together, with readers in the years to come.
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