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Literature & Fiction

Released: 2012-10-16

The Secret Keeper: A Novel by Kate Morton


From the ny occasions and the world over bestselling writer of The distant Hours, The Forgotten garden, and the house at Riverton, a spellbinding new novel full of mystery, thievery, homicide, and enduring love.

during a summer season party at the circle of relatives farm in the English countrysidentificatione, 16-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her early life tree house and is thankfully dreaming of the longer term. She spies a stranger arising the lengthy highway to the farm and watches as her mother speaks to him. sooner than the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a stunning crime. a crime that challenges everything she knows about her circle of relatives and especially her mother, Dorothy—her vivacious, loving, nearly best possible mother.

Now, fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and neatly-considered actress residing in London. The circle of relatives is collecting at Greenacres farm for Dorothy’s ninetieth birthday. figuring out that this may be her remaining chance, Laurel searches for solutions to the questions that still hang-out her from that lengthy-in the past day, solutions that may handiest be found in Dorothy’s previous.

Dorothy’s tale takes the reader from pre–WWII England during the blitz, to the ’60s and past. it's the secret historical past of 3 strangers from vastly other worlds—Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy—who meet by accident in wartime London and whose lives are eternally entwined. the key Keeper explores lengthyings and desires and the surprising outcomes they every now and then convey. it's an unforgettable tale of fanatics and buddies, deception and keenness that is told—in Morton’s signature taste—towards a backdrop of occasions that modified the sector.

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author: Kate Mortonpublisher: Atria guidesBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 496

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