The Secret Between Us
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
, Jul 28, 2009
- 431 pages
An unforgettable novel about making bad choices for the right reasons and the terrible consequences of a lie gone wrong.
Deborah Monroe and her daughter, Grace, are driving home from a party when their car hits a man running in the dark. Grace was at the wheel, but Deborah sends her home before the police arrive, determined to shoulder the blame for the accident. Her decision then turns into a deception that takes on a life of its own and threatens the special bond between mother and daughter. Once again, Barbara Delinsky has delivered a riveting study of family and a superbly crafted novel.