And she has a few unpleasant surprises for Adele
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(181mm x 111mm x 34mm)
Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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UK Kirkus Review »
As a twelve year old child in London between the wars, Adele Talbot discovers in shocking circumstances that she is not her father's child and is removed from her family home. Adele suffers in an orphanage where she is emotionally and sexually abused and runs away to find her mother's family in Rye. She has to show determination and bravery to eventually discover the secrets which have been kept hidden from her and to find a way to reconnect with her mother's past. Against the backdrop of the 2nd World War, Adele's struggles and emotions make for a compelling and believable tale. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Lesley Pearse
SECRETS is Lesley Pearse's thirteeth book. A number-one bestseller, she is greatly loved around the world, and her novels have sold over 2 million copies in the UK alone. Her seven most recent books, including REMEMBER ME, TILL WE MEET AGAIN, FATHER UNKNOWN and TRUST ME, are published by Penguin. Lesley lives near Bristol, has three daughters and one grandson.