For fans of Jodi Picoult, Kim Edwards, and William Landay, The Deepest Secret is part intimate family drama, part gripping page-turner, exploring the profound power of the truths weare scared to face . . . about our marriages, our children, and ourselves. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Readeras Circle for author chats and more. Twelve years ago, Eve Lattimoreas life changed forever. Her two-year-old son Tyler on her lap, her husbandas hand in hers, she waited for the childas devastating diagnosis: XP, a rare genetic disease, a fatal sensitivity to sunlight. Eve remembers that day every morning as she hustles Tyler up the stairs from breakfast before the sun rises, locking her son in his room, curtains drawn, computer glowing, as he faces another day of virtual schooling, of virtual friendships. But every moment of vigilance is worth it. This is Eveas job, to safeguard her boy against the light, to protect his fragile life each day, to keep him aliveamaybe even long enough for a cure to be found. Tonight, Eveas life is about to change again, forever. Itas only an instant on a rainy roadajust a quick text as she sits behind the wheelaand another motheras child lies dead in Eveas headlights. The choice she faces is impossible: confess and be taken from Tyler, or drive away and start to lie like sheas never lied before. Praise for The Deepest Secret aA taut family drama . . . smart and thrilling.aaPeople aElegant, poignant, and utterly riveting . . . a suspenseful tale of love, forgiveness, and sacrifice that will leave you asking how far a mother really should go to protect her family and wondering about the cost of the secrets we all keep, even from ourselves.aaKimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia aExceptionally moving and unrelentingly suspenseful . . . everything a great novel, and thriller, should be.aaProvidence Journal aSuperb . . . The story offers the intricate suspense and surprise of a thriller, along with rich characterizations and nuanced writing. . . . A gripping read and a memorable reflection on the conflicting imperatives of love.aaPublishers Weekly (starred review) aCarla Buckley masterfully portrays an ordinary family trapped in a heart-wrenching crisis.aaWilliam Landay, New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob aFans of Jodi Picoult will enjoy this compelling blend of ripped-from-the-headlines suspense and close-to-your-heart characters.aaLisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fear Nothing From the Trade Paperback edition.But every moment of vigilance is worth it. This is Eveas job, to safeguard her boy against the light, to protect his fragile life each day, to keep him aliveamaybe even long enough for a cure to be found.
|Title||:||The Deepest Secret|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2014-02-04|