This is the spellbinding new novel from the author of "The House at Riverton", "The Forgotten Garden" and "The Distant Hours". 1959: On a sweltering summer's day, while her family picnics by the stream on their Suffolk farm, sixteen-year-old Laurel hides out in her childhood tree house dreaming of a boy called Billy, a move to London, and the bright future she can't wait to seize. But before the idyllic afternoon is over, Laurel will have witnessed a shocking crime that changes everything. 2011: Now a much-loved actress, Laurel finds herself overwhelmed by shades of the past. Haunted by memories, and the mystery of what she saw that day, she returns to her family home and begins to piece together a secret history. This is a tale of three strangers from vastly different worlds - Dorothy, Vivien and Jimmy - who are brought together by chance in wartime London and whose lives become fiercely and fatefully entwined. Shifting between the 1930s, the 1950s and the present, "The Secret Keeper" is a spellbinding story of mysteries and secrets, theatre and thievery, murder and enduring love.
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Descrizione libro Mantle, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Codice libro della libreria mon0000025336
Descrizione libro Pan Macmillan, 2012. Taschenbuch. Condizione libro: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, auf Lager, Versand per DHL/Dpd - The spellbinding new novel from the author of THE HOUSE AT RIVERTON and THE DISTANT HOURS. Laurel witnesses a crime at a party that challenges everything she knows about herself, her family, and her mother Dorothy. Fifty years later she returns to piece together a secret history. THE SECRET KEEPER is a tale of three strangers who meet by chance in wartime London, and whose lives become fatefully entwined. 602 pp. Englisch. Codice libro della libreria INF1000246018
Descrizione libro Macmillan, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110230762948
Descrizione libro Macmillan, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0230762948