The Secret Between Us
By Barbara Delinsky
(Anchor, Mass Market Paperback, 9780307388476, 448pp.)
Publication Date: July 28, 2009
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New York Times Bestseller
Deborah Monroe and her daughter, Grace, are driving home from a party when their car hits a man running in the dark. Grace was at the wheel, but Deborah sends her home before the police arrive, determined to shoulder the blame for the accident. Her decision then turns into a deception that takes on a life of its own and threatens the special bond between mother and daughter. Once again, Barbara Delinsky has delivered a riveting, superbly crafted family story.
Barbara Delinsky is the author of more than seventeen bestselling novels with over twenty million copies in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. Barbara lives in New England.
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- What did the scenes depicting the accident reveal about the family dynamics between Deborah and Grace? How would you or your parents have reacted in a similar situation?
“One of her best.”
—The Boston Globe
“Provocative…. Delinsky is interested in how the lies we tell for love can destroy us instead—and she lays out this particular deception so painstakingly that even the most honest reader will sympathize.”
“One of her best…. Delinsky is a first-rate storyteller who creates believeable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors.”
—The Boston Globe
“Delinsky treads the same domestic themes as fellow best-seller Jodi Picoult.”
“Delinsky may be as adept at chronicling contemporary life in New England as any writer this side of John Updike.”
—Times Union (Albany)
“Delinsky delves deeper into the human heart and spirit with each new novel."
“Delinsky uses nuance and detail to draw realistic characters and ensure that emotion is genuine.”
—The Providence Journal
“Delinsky is out there with the Anita Shreves and Elizabeth Bergs, perpetually bestselling authors who wrestle with bigger themes.”
“Splendid...combines her understanding of human nature with absorbing, unpredictable storytelling-a winning combination.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Delinsky's latest page-turner...deftly and realistically addresses family issues.... Immensely readable...thought-provoking.”
—Library Journal (starred review)