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The Husband’s Secret

What if – you found a letter with instructions to open after the writer died, but that person was still alive – would you open it?  I would not be able to resist, and when Liane Moriarty teased with that … Continue reading

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Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell

Family secrets are Maggie O’Farrell’s forte and her latest novel – Instructions for a Heatwave – combines her facility for everyday drama with shocking revelations. If you’ve read O’Farrell’s The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox or The Hand That First … Continue reading

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A Secret Kept

Is a secret ever a secret if more than one person knows? Years after their mother’s death, Melanie and Antoine Rey revisit the site of their family’s annual summer beach vacations. On the way home to Paris, Melanie remembers the … Continue reading

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