Past Secrets Author:Cathy Kelly The women of Summer Street have their fair share of secrets and soon learn that if you keep a secret too long it will creep out when you least expect it! This is a warm and moving new novel from the no.1 bestselling author of "Always and Forever". Keep a secret too long and it will creep out when you least expect it! Behind the shining... more » windows and rose-bedecked gardens of Summer Street, there are lots of secrets. There's the one that hard-working single mother, Faye, hides from her teenage daughter, Amber. And there's the one that thirty-year-old Maggie hides from herself. When fiery Amber decides to throw away her future for love, and when Maggie ends up back home looking after her sick mother, their secrets begin to bubble over. The only person on Summer Street who appears to know all the answers is their friend Christie. Wise and kind, she can see into other people's hearts to solve their problems. Except that this time, the secrets she's hidden from her beloved husband and grown up sons suddenly reappear. When the past comes alive for Maggie, Faye and Christie, they finally have to face it.« less
ISBN-13: 9780007154081 ISBN-10: 0007154089 Pages:600 Edition:New Ed Rating:
I knew nothing about this author, except that she is extremely popular in the UK, and I picked this book up on a whim and I am so glad I did! Wonderful storytelling, with involving, realistic characters -- very much in the Maeve Binchy mode. I enjoyed this book so much that I was moved to request every book by this author that I could find on PBS and can't wait to read them. A wonderful new author for me and a whole stack of her books to wade, and wallow, through. If you haven't tried Cathy Kelly before, I recommend that you give one of her books a try, and this is a good one to start with!