The Secret Keeper

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (17 discs)
Product Number: BN4830
Released: Jul 16, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781743164976
Narrator/s: Caroline Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is dreaming of the future. 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, Dorothy. Now, fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress, living in London. She returns to the family farm for Dorothy' s ninetieth birthday and finds herself overwhelmed by questions she has not thought about for decades. From pre-WWII England through the Blitz, to the fifties and beyond, discover the secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds-- Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy-- who meet by chance in wartime London and whose lives are forever entwined. The Secret Keeper explores longings and dreams, the lengths people go to fulfill them, and the consequences they can have. It is a story of lovers, friends, dreamers, and schemers told-- in Morton' s signature style-- against a backdrop of events that changed the world.

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Author(s): Kate Morton
Product Number EB00564104
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Atria Books
ISBN: #9781439163092

Professional reviews

"In this fascinating story, filled with twists and turns enough to satisfy the most discerning listener, three lives become serendipitously but irrevocably intertwined in England during WWII. They leave in their wake a trail of clues that must be pieced together many years later to solve the mystery of the death of a stranger, witnessed by a child in a tree house. Caroline Lee's ability to make each character's voice a "perfect fit" and to deliver myriad accents from various strata of English and Australian society is icing on the yummy cake. This riveting audiobook will not disappoint. A.C.P. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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