A mystery that takes place during World War II and blends with present day will have readers on the edge of their seats. "The Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton follows a famous actress and her journey to find details behind a horrific event that took place in front of her when she was a child and involved her beloved mother. Told from different perspectives and jumping between the early 1940's in a war torn London and present day, "The Secret Keeper" will constantly keep you guessing.
In 1961 at her family's idyllic home, Laurel Nicolson witnesses her mother do something so shocking and unbelievable that it leaves an imprint on her life. Now a famous actress, Laurel seeks to find out why her mother did something so shocking on that day in 1961 and what her mother's past was truly like. With thorough research, Laurel discovers her mother's story taking her back to 1940's London during World War II and meets a cast of characters and shocking secrets that may change Laurel's vision of her mother forever. Full of twists, turns, and shocking reveals, "The Secret Keeper" is the perfect blend of mystery, romance, and history.
"The Secret Keeper" is a joy to read. Morton has created such a fascinating and compelling story that takes you on a journey. Morton perfectly blends the past and present in this novel with Laurel's story and Laurel's mother, Dorothy's story. There are so many compelling characters and scenes in this novel that it will leave you up all night trying to decipher the mystery, just as Laurel had to.
"The Secret Keeper" is a wonderful novel that explores the past, present, and the future and reminds readers that everything isn't always as it appears. It is a true delight to read!
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