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The Secrets We Left Behind: A Novel
by Susan Elliot Wright

Published: 2015-05-05
Hardcover : 384 pages
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It was a summer of love, and a summer of secrets.

She has built a good life: a husband who adores her, a daughter she is fiercely proud of, a home with warmth and love at its heart. But things were not always so good, and the truth is that she has done things she can never admit.

Then one ...
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It was a summer of love, and a summer of secrets.

She has built a good life: a husband who adores her, a daughter she is fiercely proud of, a home with warmth and love at its heart. But things were not always so good, and the truth is that she has done things she can never admit.

Then one evening a phone call comes out of the blue. It is a voice from long ago, a man from a past that she has tried so hard to hide. He knows who she really is and what she has done. Now he is dying and he gives her an ultimatum: either she tells the truth, or he will.

And so we are taken back to that long hot summer of 1976 to a house by the sea on the southern coast of England, where her story begins and where the truth will be revealed. . . .

Told in dual narratives that jump back and forth in time, Elliot Wright has crafted a story with secrets that unfold through the very last page. Compelling, immersive, and thoroughly surprising, The Secrets We Left Behind is a stunning follow up to the author’s acclaimed UK debut The Things We Never Said.

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  "Some Secrets Just Can't Say Buried"by nbaker (see profile) 04/21/16

If the saying is true that two wrongs don't make a right, then it is obvious that just ONE wrong will never make a right. But what if the one big wrong you did in your life turned out for t... (read more)

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