The Secrets She Keeps

The Secrets She Keeps

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Nineteen-year-old John has been plucked from his small-time London life to be the famous Misty Moore's nanny while she hides out - post-pregnancy - in a crumbling mansion in Wychwood, in deepest Yorkshire. He is dazzled by his change of fortune, by Misty's impossible breasts and most of all by the heartbreaking Hepsie Vine, who is mysteriously bound to Misty. But there's more to his job than just glamour and decadence. For the village of Wychwood comes with the dank trace of secrets and Misty, of course, has plenty of her own...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 237g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747578915
  • 9780747578918
  • 1,560,446

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'There's a timeless feel to this tale of loneliness, greed and beauty. Cross writes as beautifully as you'd expect' Daily Mail 'Dark and dramatic - a fab read' Company 'Cross's strengths are a compelling stylistic immediacy and an ability to imbue the everyday world with sensuality and strangeness ... it has the raw energy and flashes of brilliance that show Helen Cross to be a writer to watch' Sunday Telegraph 'If you enjoyed My Summer of Love you'll love her second, a spellbinding meditation on celebrity and glamour' Red
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About Helen Cross

Helen Cross was born in 1967 and brought up in East Yorkshire. She is the author of the critically acclaimed My Summer of Love (also published by Bloomsbury) which won a Betty Trask Prize. Helen Cross currently lives in Birmingham.
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Rating details

43 ratings
2.37 out of 5 stars
5 2% (1)
4 14% (6)
3 26% (11)
2 35% (15)
1 23% (10)
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