Tagged Secrets

Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

The wind blew and the trees moaned, and thunder rolled down the river to take the house within its clutches; while inside, talk turned to spirits and curses. There was a fire, crackling in the grate, and a candle flame quivered, and in the darkness, in that atmosphere of delicious fear and confession, something else…

Book Review: The Heirs by Susan Rieger

Rupert believed in his sons, and his belief in them was the greatest thing he gave them. He simply couldn’t show them affection. It seemed inevitable to Eleanor that Rupert had managed his final illness to make physical touch impossible, as if he’d been traveling toward the point his whole life. His last coherent words…

Book Review: Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

And then as Tommy drove he realized: Oh, it was the mother. It was the mother. She must have been the really dangerous one.  In the highly-anticipated companion to My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout expands upon the stories that littered Lucy’s hospital bedside and prove that her mother’s shallow speculations glossed over the real troubles…