The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper

A Novel

Book - 2012
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From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Distant Hours." During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, 16-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house. She spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a shocking crime that challenges everything she knows about her family and especially her mother.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2012.
ISBN: 9781439152805
Branch Call Number: F MORTON
Characteristics: 484 p. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Popular Reading Collection.

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libra4Us
Aug 18, 2020

RAR member said this was her favorite

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Alpha_zzz
Aug 04, 2020

This was a good book. It was a great page-turner.
The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is that there is an overlap between what Laurel learns and reveals about her mother and the story of Dorothy actually living that life. It gets repeated that way, so that gets a bit disconcerting.

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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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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

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