The Secret Between Us

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 28, 2009 - Fiction - 431 pages
18 Reviews
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.

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User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

Good story about lies and truth and families. I liked it a lot. Here's my research "hmmm": A civil lawsuit is just that, one person against another-- even a corporation as a person. The government has ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olga - Goodreads

Meh... Ok, it was an easily digestible,formulaic "women's fiction" offering. Yet one more parent trying to protect a "good kid" who accidentally caused a car accident and killed a person. Very similar ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Barbara Delinsky is the author of more than seventeen bestselling novels with over twenty million copies in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. Barbara lives in New England.

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