A Secret Kept: A Novel

A Secret Kept: A Novel

By: Rosnay, Tatiana de

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Paperback; good condition; rubbing on spine edges; edges show wear; front cover's right edges are slightly bent; pages are clean // It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine Rey thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Mélanie's birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. It had been too long, Antoine thought, since they'd returned to the islandâ??over thirty years, since their mother died and the family holidays ceased. But the island's haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Mélanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car. Recovering from the accident in a nearby hospital, Mélanie tries to recall what caused her to crash. Antoine encounters an unexpected ally: sexy, streetwise Angèle, a mortician who will teach him new meanings for the words life, love and death. Suddenly, however, the past comes swinging back at both siblings, burdened with a dark truth about their mother, Clarisse. Trapped in the wake of a shocking family secret shrouded by taboo, Antoine must confront his past and also his troubled relationships with his own children. How well does he really know his mother, his children, even himself? Suddenly fragile on all fronts as a son, a husband, a brother and a father, Antoine Rey will learn the truth about his family and himself the hard way.

Title: A Secret Kept: A Novel

Author Name: Rosnay, Tatiana de

Categories: Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: US, St. Martin's Griffin: 2011

ISBN Number: 0312553498

ISBN Number 13: 9780312553494

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used-Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 5.5 x 1 x 8.3 inches

Weight: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: PGB187