A secret kept: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Language:
English
More Details
ISBN:
9781410430717
9781427219817
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 58a0ba9a-d44f-6697-521a-3a3ef439d4dd
Grouping Title secret kept
Grouping Author rosnay tatiana de
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-08-21 12:15:28PM
Last Indexed 2019-08-21 12:16:18PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Tatiana de Rosnay
author_display Tatiana de Rosnay
available_at_catalog Cameron Village Regional
North Regional
collection_catalog Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Cameron Village Regional - Large Print
North Regional - Large Print
display_description

This stunning new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Sarah's Key, plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present.

It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine Rey thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Mélanie's birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. It had been too long, Antoine thought, since they'd returned to the island—over thirty years, since their mother died and the family holidays ceased. But the island's haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Mélanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car.

Recovering from the accident in a nearby hospital, Mélanie tries to recall what caused her to crash. Antoine encounters an unexpected ally: sexy, streetwise Angèle, a mortician who will teach him new meanings for the words life, love and death. Suddenly, however, the past comes swinging back at both siblings, burdened with a dark truth about their mother, Clarisse.
Trapped in the wake of a shocking family secret shrouded by taboo, Antoine must confront his past and also his troubled relationships with his own children. How well does he really know his mother, his children, even himself? Suddenly fragile on all fronts as a son, a husband, a brother and a father, Antoine Rey will learn the truth about his family and himself the hard way.

By turns thrilling, seductive and destructive, with a lingering effect that is bittersweet and redeeming, A Secret Kept is the story of a modern family, the invisible ties that hold it together, and the impact it has throughout life.

A film is now in production, to star Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds, Now You See Me), Laurent Lafitte (The Crimson Rivers, Little White Lies), and Audrey Dana (Roman de Gare, The Clink of Ice) and will begin shooting in April!

format_catalog Large Print
eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books
Books
eBook
id 58a0ba9a-d44f-6697-521a-3a3ef439d4dd
isbn 9781410430717
9781427219817
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:299d6261-dc58-4c72-8cb4-dd838bf15ed3 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eAudiobook Audio Books 3 false true OverDrive OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen Available Online
ils:538243 4594959 North Regional - Large Print LP ROSNAY 1 false false On Shelf NOR
ils:538243 4594960 North Regional - Large Print LP ROSNAY 1 false false On Shelf NOR
ils:538243 4594961 Cameron Village Regional - Large Print LP ROSNAY 1 false false On Shelf CAM
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2019-08-21T16:16:18.283Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog LP ROSNAY
owning_library_catalog Wake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalog Cameron Village Regional
North Regional
primary_isbn 9781410430717
publishDate 2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:299d6261-dc58-4c72-8cb4-dd838bf15ed3 eAudiobook Audio Books English Macmillan Audio
ils:538243 Large Print Books Large Print Ed. English Wheeler Pub., 2010. pages ; cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:299d6261-dc58-4c72-8cb4-dd838bf15ed3 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:538243 4594959 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:538243 4594960 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:538243 4594961 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction
Large type books
Noirmoutier Island (France) -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
title_display A secret kept
title_full A Secret Kept A Novel
A secret kept / by Tatiana de Rosnay
title_short A secret kept
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Brothers and sisters
Family secrets
Fiction
Large type books
Literature