Garden of Lies Author:Eileen Goudge On a hot July night in 1943, Sylvie gives birth to a dark-haired child she knows is the child of her lover. Realizing that her husband will not accept the child as his own, she finds deliverance from her impossible dilemma: amidst a raging fire in the hospital, Sylvie claims the fair-haired baby girl of a dead woman as her own, leaving her real ... more »daughter to be raised by strangers.
Rachel and Rose grow up worlds apart. Rachel is raised in the lap of Manhattan luxury, an ice princess determined to be a great doctor; Rose, in the slums of New York City, yields to passion too young yet escapes heartbreak to become a prominent lawyer. Neither of them knows the terrible secret which draws them ever closer as they both fall in love with the same man-bringing them face to face with the truth about each other and themselves.« less