Twelve-year-old Adele is placed in a bleak, cruel children's home
after a family tragedy drives her mother insane. But when the owner
betrays her trust Adele has no choice but to run away.
Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Lesley lives near in Devon and has three daughters and three grandchildren.
It's 1930, and Secrets tells the tale of one girl caught in
family mystery, a struggle against cruelty, and a quest for love .
. . * from the publisher's description *
With characters it is impossible not to care about, this is storytelling at its very best * Daily Mail *
An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry * Woman's Weekly *