How to Keep A Secret

How to Keep A Secret

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"Fans of Karen White and Susan Wiggs will savor Morgan's pairing of a second-chance romance with an intense family drama."--Booklist, Starred Review

"Emotional, riveting and uplifting. If you've got a sister, you've got to read this book!"--Susan Mallery, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"Jane Green meets Sophie Kinsella. Heartwarming, emotional, funny and real - I adored this book!"--New York Times bestselling author, Jill Shalvis

When three generations of women are brought together by crisis, they learn over the course of one hot summer the power of family to support, nourish and surprise

Lauren has the perfect life...if she ignores the fact it's a fragile house of cards, and that her daughter Mack has just had a teenage personality transplant.

Jenna is desperate to start a family with her husband, but it's... Just. Not. Happening. Her heart is breaking, but she's determined to keep her trademark smile on her face.

Nancy knows she hasn't been the best mother, but how can she ever tell Lauren and Jenna the reason why?

Then life changes in an instant, and Lauren, Mack, Jenna and Nancy are thrown together for a summer on Martha's Vineyard. Somehow, these very different women must relearn how to be a family. And while unraveling their secrets might be their biggest challenge, the rewards could be infinite...

Heartwarming and fresh, Sarah Morgan's brilliant new novel is a witty and deeply uplifting look at the power of a family of women.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, HQN,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781335613004
1335613005
9781335041074
Branch Call Number: FIC Morga
Characteristics: 428 pages

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AnneCarolineDrake
Oct 19, 2018

Three generations of women learn how to unite as a family as each faces life-altering challenges on Martha's Vineyard.

The women each discover that the family tradition of keeping secrets doesn't work out well for any of them.

It's a good beach book, but not Sarah Morgan's best. I was annoyed that Jenna's story didn't get resolved, and I was annoyed that Lauren was rescued rather than allowed to rescue herself. I'm weary of knight on a white horse tales. And, I was most annoyed with the lack of credibility of the restoration on a shoestring and rent it out for top dollar fairy tale. Nobody is that clever, resourceful, and talented. And, folks from Manhattan are too shrewd to pay a fortune for shabby chic.

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