The Secret KeepereBook - 2012
During a picnic at her family's farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking crime, a crime that challenges everything she knows about her adored mother, Dorothy. Now, fifty years later, Laurel and her sisters are meeting at the farm to celebrate Dorothy's ninetieth birthday. Realizing that this is her last chance to discover the truth about that long-ago day, Laurel searches for answers that can only be found in Dorothy's past. Clue by clue, she traces a secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds thrown together in war-torn London--Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy--whose lives are forever after entwined. A gripping story of deception and passion, The Secret Keeper will keep you enthralled to the last page.
From Library Staff
ehbooklover Nov 30, 2012
This is a complex story filled with richly drawn out characters whose lives intersect during the Blitz. The plot segues seamlessly between the 1940s, the 1960s and the present day. The English countryside and wartime London are vividly described. The build up to the denouement kept me on the edge... Read More »