The Secret Between Us
The Secret Between Us
Doubleday, Hardcover, 9780385518680, 352pp.
Publication Date: January 22, 2008
Nothing will break this mother-daughter bond. Not even the truth.
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.
The Secret Between Us is an unforgettable story about making bad choices for the right reasons and the terrible consequences of a lie gone wrong. Once again, Barbara Delinksy has delivered a riveting study of family and a superbly crafted novel, perfectly targeted to reading groups and fans of provocative fiction.
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 with her family in New England.
People Magazine has called the work of bestselling author Barbara Delinsky “Engrossing reading!”
“Delinsky delves deeper into the human heart and spirit with each new novel.”
"Relationships are brought to the limit in Delinsky's splendid latest exploration of family dynamics.... [The Secret Between Us] combines her understanding of human nature with absorbing, unpredictable storytelling--a winning combination."
--Library Journal, (starred)
“One of her best… Delinsky is a first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors.”
–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.”
“Delinsky offers a polished drama… creating sympathetic characters with personal problems. Well-crafted and satisfying. “ –Kirkus
“Delinsky treads the same domestic themes as fellow best-seller Jodi Picoult.” —Entertainment Weekly