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The Secret Keeper

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    Kate Morton(Author)

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Kate Morton's heart-breaking novel, The Secret Keeper, is a spellbinding story of mysteries and secrets, murder and enduring love, moving between the 1930s, the 1960s and the present.

1961: 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. 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.

‘Kate Morton excels in this enthralling novel about desires and divided loyalties’ Good Housekeeping‘An evocative tale of wartime secrets and family loyalty . . . The story unfurls with a beguiling sweetness, but there's a real sting to this tale, too’ Marie Claire Good Book Club choice

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Book details

  • PDF | 608 pages
  • Kate Morton(Author)
  • Mantle (11 Oct. 2012)
  • English
  • 10
  • Crime, Thrillers & Mystery

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  • By Cumbrian Carol on 6 December 2012

    I absolutely loved this book - for me it had everything. There were lots of twists and turns and I was kept guessing right until the end. Dorothy, the main character of the story, is interesting and is at time unlikeable - however throughout the story I found myself caring for her and wanting her to be happy. Kate Morton is a new author for me and I ought it as a daily deal on my Kindle impressed I am now off to buy her other books on Kindle and I look forward with great anticipation!!

  • By Mr H. on 2 April 2016

    This book had me interested from the start and the twists and turns during each of the time zones was gripping. I read the whole book over two days and could not wait to finish it. I recommend this book as i do anything Kate Morton has written.

  • By JMA2608 on 9 August 2013

    Quite in depth at times, yet intriguing with an unexpected ending. A long book which flits back from present to past. The detail at times was a bit padded out but once I got to grips with the characters I couldn't put it down.A bit of a twist toward the end which I hadn't prepared for!It was a book that I just had to find out the truth that Laurel was searching for & meant a few late nights until it was finished!Good read though

  • By Guest on 19 July 2017

    Found this a bit convoluted and didn't enjoy it quite as much as previous books by this author, although it was ok.

  • By Frances on 10 July 2017

    Kept me on my toes, dramatic and entertaining. The more I read the more I wanted to read! Highly recommended.

  • By nicola deacon on 6 September 2017

    I love this book. My friend was talking about it & I couldn't remember the end so it was like reading it anew. All I'll say is I cried happy & sad tears towards the end. It's one of kate Morton's best.

  • By Mrs Awesame on 23 August 2013

    The Story had me interested from the very first chapter. There were lots of twists in the story line which kept you thinking about the different characters and their part in the story. I really enjoyed reading it during my lunch break at work and found it hard to put down each day. I'm now going to read another Kate Morton book which I will read on my hoiday, can't wait.

  • By Chunky on 8 September 2017

    A very good writer keeps you guessing until the end. Have read two books, have got a third to read already.

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