First published: January 1st 2018
Publisher: Black Swan (Transworld/Penguin Random House)
A gripping mystery with a heart-breaking revelation, The Secrets Between Us is a sublimely satisfying story of lost love, betrayal and the dangers of war.
Perfect for fans of Kate Morton’s The Lake House and Dinah Jeffries’ Before the Rains.
High in the mountains in the South of France, eighteen-year-old Ceci Corvin is trying hard to carry on as normal. But in 1943, there is no such thing as normal; especially not for a young woman in love with the wrong person. Scandal, it would seem, can be more dangerous than war.
In 1993, Annie is looking for her long-lost grandmother. Armed with nothing more than a sheaf of papers, she travels from England to Paris in pursuit of the truth. But as she traces her grandmother’s story, Annie uncovers something she wasn’t expecting, something that changes everything she knew about her family – and everything she thought she knew about herself…
The Secrets Between Us is published in Norwegian as Hemmelighetene mellom oss by Cappelen Damm.
Quotes and Blurbs
Editor’s Choice – The Historical Novel Society
“The Secrets Between Us is heartbreaking… this story shines a light on the darkness and shadows and gives hope. A must read.” – Jera’s Jamboree
“A complex and mesmerising read.” – Alba in Bookland