The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper

A Novel

Book - 2013
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During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him. Laurel will witness a shocking crime that challenges everything she knows about her family, and especially her mother Dorothy. Now fifty years later, Laurel returns to the family farm for Dorothy's ninetieth birthday and finds herself overwhelmed by questions she has not thought about for decades. This is a story of lovers, friends, dreamers, and schemers.
Publisher: New York ;, Toronto, Ontario :, Washington Square Press,, 2013.
Edition: 1st Washington Square Press paperback ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781439152812
Characteristics: 484 pages ;,21 cm.

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Alpha_zzz
Apr 29, 2019

Returned this before finishing. Hard to understand the writing.

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matcat44
Apr 15, 2019

Couldn’t get interested.

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nnharrison2
Feb 15, 2019

I will admit that the beginning captured my attention but felt a little slow. However, towards the end of the novel I could not put the book down until I finished it! If you find yourself part way through questioning if you should finish this book- do it! Just keep reading!!

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weezie1
Dec 20, 2018

checked out in Dec 2018 - returned unread. Kate usually writes great novels.

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kpgirard
Nov 27, 2018

What an excellent twist. Never saw it coming.

loonylovesgood Nov 26, 2018

One of the few books that genuinely shocked me at the end. I will have to read more of hers!

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mcoux
Aug 24, 2018

Great book. Love the twists and turns. Thought provoking. Well written.

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TM2006
Aug 21, 2018

Kept me guessing until the end. I really enjoyed this book

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MillieBT
Mar 16, 2018

1st half of book slow...middle a twist....latter half wow....engaging story about Laurel and her
mother Dorothy...set in two periods present and 1940 during WW2....follows the lives of 3 very
different women all linked by a terrible secret

ArapahoeJillK Feb 15, 2018

Interesting female characters from the present and the past (WWII) merge to tell a tale and solve a mystery.

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