A Secret Kept

by Tatiana De Rosnay

A Secret Kept

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When traumatic memories about a disturbing event from a childhood summer holiday cause his sister to get into a car accident, Antoine befriends a streetwise mortician who helps him manage painful family truths.

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Like Tatiana de Rosnay's best-selling Sarah's Key, this novel is set in Paris, but it explores a personal tragedy, in contrast to the national tragedy of her earlier novel. As Melanie returns with her architect brother, Antoine Rey, from a vacation on an island they visited as children with their mother, Melanie is gripped so forcefully by a repressed memory about their mother that she gets in a car wreck. Antoine starts questioning the version of their mother's

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