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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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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hkittycrzy
Jan 29, 2018

Didn't finish.

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EmilyEm
Jun 28, 2017

Oldest daughter Laurel was witness to her mother’s killing of man on her brother’s second birthday, a death judged self-defense. Now, as her mother’s life is coming to an end long-held secrets begin to unfold.

Morton’s page-turning novel set in WW II London and recent time has a remarkable cast of characters and quite a story. Loved it.

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Zoelexi777
Mar 25, 2017

What a great book. I loved it from beginning to end and there were so many twists and turns throughout. The story takes place during WWII, 1953 and 2011. It's a story of a mother's life and the many secrets she kept and the daughter who was trying to unravel them. This was a fabulous read.

ArapahoeKati Feb 28, 2017

This book is so good that you'll forget about doing all your laundry. Seriously. It happened to me.

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