The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Kate Morton
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2013-07-16
ISBN: 1439152810
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

Withdrawing from a family party to the solitude of her tree house, 16-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking murder that throughout a subsequent half century shapes her beliefs, her acting career and the lives of three strangers from vastly different cultures. By the best-selling author of The Distant Hours. Reprint. 200,000 first printing.

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Sandra Byrd
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2012-06-05
ISBN: 1439183155
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

With a secret threatening to escape her lips at any moment, Juliana St. John is caught between love and honor as she takes on her new life as a mistress to household of Sir Thomas Seymour in the second novel of the Ladies in Waiting series. What she sees in secret, she may not tell. Mistress Juliana St. John is the lovely, forthright daughter of a prosperous knight’s family. Though all expect her to marry the son of her late father’s business partner, time and chance interrupt, sending her to the sumptuous but deceptive court of Henry VIII. Sir Thomas Seymour, brother of the late Queen Jane, returns to Wiltshire to conclude his affairs with Juliana’s father’s estate and chances upon her reading as lector in the local church. He sees instantly that she would fit into the household of the woman he loves and wants most to please, Kateryn Parr. Juliana’s mother agrees to have her placed with Parr for a season and Juliana goes, though reluctantly. For she keeps a secret. Juliana has been given the gift of prophecy, and in one vibrant vision she has seen Sir Thomas shredding the dress of a highly born young woman, while it was still on her body, to perilous consequence. As Juliana accompanies Kateryn Parr to court, Henry’s devout sixth queen raises the stakes for all reformers. Support of firebrand Anne Askew puts the queen and her ladies in life-threatening jeopardy, as does the queen’s desire to influence her husband’s—and the realm’s—direction and beliefs. Later, without Henry’s strong arm, the court devolves to competition, duplicity, and betrayal. The risks could not be higher as Juliana must choose between love and honor, personal fulfillment and sacrifice. Ultimately, her course is driven by a final kept secret, one that undoes everything she thought she knew.

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Kate Morton
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2012-10-16
ISBN: 143916309X
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

From the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of The Distant Hours, The Forgotten Garden, and The House at Riverton, a spellbinding novel of family secrets, murder, and enduring love. During a picnic at her family’s farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking crime, a crime that challenges everything she knows about her adored mother, Dorothy. Now, fifty years later, Laurel and her sisters are meeting at the farm to celebrate Dorothy’s ninetieth birthday. Realizing that this is her last chance to discover the truth about that long-ago day, Laurel searches for answers that can only be found in Dorothy’s past. Clue by clue, she traces a secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds thrown together in war-torn London—Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy—whose lives are forever after entwined. A gripping story of deception and passion, The Secret Keeper will keep you enthralled to the last page.

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Dorien Grey
Publsiher: Untreed Reads
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2016-09-13
ISBN: 1611878721
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

P.I. Dick Hardesty listens with polite interest to his partner Jonathan's stories of his days working for 90-year-old multimillionaire Clarence Bement, helping the old man tend his garden. But when Bement is found dead, an apparent suicide, Jonathan is adamant that the old man would never have killed himself, a theory also held by Bement's grandson, Mel Fowler. When Mel hires him to investigate, Dick learns Bement's lawyer also died mysteriously, barely a week before Bement. Dick finds himself immersed in a world of greed and familial dysfunction, searching for a missing new will, and Jonathan becomes the target for someone who believes the old man entrusted Jonathan with a secret he is not aware he has.

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Brea Brown
Publsiher: Wayzgoose Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-09-15
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

Peyton Stratford is her family’s unofficial keeper of all things secret, from the petty and mundane to the potentially life-changing. But Peyton is keeping a secret of her own. And it’s a doozy. Pastor Brice Northam is used to hearing secrets. After all, it’s part of his job description. But he’s about to hear one that’s going to challenge him almost as much as his feelings for the person confessing. Peyton needs some serious help from Brice, but how much does she dare tell him? And what, exactly, is Brice hiding from Peyton—and himself? Clearly they both have some serious soul-searching to do. But maybe, just maybe, the answer to secrets isn’t silence. Or more secrets. Maybe it’s love. * * * Note: While the Secret Keeper series does feature some characters who are Christian (the hero is a pastor, so that’s a dead giveaway), it is not a Christian romance in the traditional sense, and some characters find themselves in adult situations and using strong language. Not that the pastor approves! But he’s fallen in love with a complex, modern woman whose life is anything but predictable. If you think you could too, then dive in. Bring your sense of humor and your compassion, and then hold on for the emotional ride of your life!

Quest for the Secret Keeper

Quest for the Secret Keeper
Author: Victoria Laurie
Publsiher: Delacorte Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-02-14
ISBN: 0375895604
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quest for the Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

Delphi Keep is awash in activity, and for Ian, Theo, and Carl, their safe haven might be nearing its end. The Royal Navy has taken the keep to use as a hospital and the tunnels running under the keep and the castle are ideal to set up a central communications outpost for the approaching war. The earl is happy to help the effort, but now the keep is no longer safe for the orphans and they must be evacuated to his winter residence. Ian, Theo, and Carl know that if they're sent away, they'll no longer be protected. But more important than their safety is deciphering the third prophecy. All clues point to a quest. The orphans don't know where they must go, but they know they must rescue the Secret Keeper. To do that, however, they need to work out who this Secret Keeper is. And what, exactly are the secrets he's keeping?

The Secret Keeper Holds On

The Secret Keeper Holds On
Author: Brea Brown
Publsiher: Wayzgoose Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-11-10
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Holds On Book Excerpt:

Life is perfect. Sure, Peyton has her hands full with the addition of rambunctious twins, but she’s settling in to life in Springfield, the church has been rebuilt after the tornado, and even her and Brice’s nemesis, Pastor Long, makes a surprise announcement that would have Peyton breaking out in a fist pump if she weren’t working on self-control. But suddenly Brice is struck down—literally—and Peyton finds herself fighting for both his recovery and her ability to cope. On top of that, the arrival of a handsome stranger arouses some unwelcome but undeniable feelings. And even Pastor Long isn’t done with surprises—and this one isn’t nearly so pleasant. How did Peyton’s perfect life go so wrong? And what, if anything, can she do to protect her family? When outside forces threaten all she holds dear, it’s time for Peyton to rise to the challenges—and hold on for all she’s worth.

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Amanda James
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 307
Release: 2023-01-13
ISBN: 0008522057
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

‘What a wonderful escape to perfect Cornwall...truly magical! More please!’ Faith Hogan #1 eBook bestseller

Secret Keeper

Secret Keeper
Author: Mitali Perkins
Publsiher: Delacorte Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2009-01-13
ISBN: 0375891870
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

From National Book Award finalist, Mitali Perkins, comes a dramatic tale about a displaced Indian family in the 1970s. When Asha’s father loses his job and leaves India to look for work in America, Asha Gupta, her older sister, Reet, and their mother must wait with Baba’s brother and his family, as well as their grandmother, in Calcutta. Uncle is welcoming, but in a country steeped in tradition, the three women must abide by his decisions. Asha knows this is temporary—just until Baba sends for them. But with scant savings and time passing, the tension builds: Ma, prone to spells of sadness, finds it hard to submit to her mother- and sister-in-law; Reet’s beauty attracts unwanted marriage proposals; and Asha's promise to take care of Ma and Reet leads to impulsive behavior. Asha’s only solace is her rooftop hideaway, where she pours her heart out in her diary, and where she begins a clandestine friendship with Jay Sen, the boy next door—against the rules of the house. Asha can hardly believe that she, and not Reet, is the object of Jay’s attention. But when tragedy strikes, Asha must make a painful choice that will change their lives forever “Well-developed characters, funny dialogue, and the authentic depiction of spunky Asha's longing for romance and female self-determination, set in a culture that restrains women's choices, make this book an attractive pick.”—School Library Journal "Achingly realistic."—Kirkus "An intimate and absorbing drama.”—Publisher's Weekly "Heartbreaking and hopeful." —ALA Booklist

The Secret Keepers

The Secret Keepers
Author: Trenton Lee Stewart
Publsiher: Chicken House
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2017-02-02
ISBN: 1911077295
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keepers Book Excerpt:

When Reuben discovers an old pocket watch, he soon realizes it holds an incredible power: it can turn you invisible for fifteen minutes. And the watch's power is even more extraordinary than he knows. Soon, he's on the run from a despot determined to possess it for himself ...

Secret Keeper Devotional

Secret Keeper Devotional
Author: Dannah K. Gresh
Publsiher: Moody Publishers
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2011-10-01
ISBN: 0802476228
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secret Keeper Devotional Book Excerpt:

Secret Keeper Devos journal is a great follow-up study to the Secret Keeper book. It invites teenage girls to interact with biblical texts on modesty and God's view of true beauty. With blank pages for the reader's responses, this 30-day devotional will challenge girls to view themselves as masterpieces created by God.

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
Author: Alka Joshi
Publsiher: MIRA
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2021-06-22
ISBN: 0369701046
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Book Excerpt:

A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST, A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK Good Morning America’s “27 Books for June" PopSugar’s Best Summer Reads of 2021 In New York Times bestselling author Alka Joshi’s intriguing new novel, henna artist Lakshmi arranges for her protégé, Malik, to intern at the Jaipur Palace in this tale rich in character, atmosphere, and lavish storytelling. It’s the spring of 1969, and Lakshmi, now married to Dr. Jay Kumar, directs the Healing Garden in Shimla. Malik has finished his private school education. At twenty, he has just met a young woman named Nimmi when he leaves to apprentice at the Facilities Office of the Jaipur Royal Palace. Their latest project: a state-of-the-art cinema. Malik soon finds that not much has changed as he navigates the Pink City of his childhood. Power and money still move seamlessly among the wealthy class, and favors flow from Jaipur’s Royal Palace, but only if certain secrets remain buried. When the cinema’s balcony tragically collapses on opening night, blame is placed where it is convenient. But Malik suspects something far darker and sets out to uncover the truth. As a former street child, he always knew to keep his own counsel; it’s a lesson that will serve him as he untangles a web of lies. "Captivated me from the first chapter to the last page." —Reese Witherspoon on The Henna Artist Don’t miss THE PERFUMIST OF PARIS! The final chapter in Alka Joshi’s New York Times bestselling Jaipur trilogy!

Secret Keeper Girl Mom Daughter Devos

Secret Keeper Girl Mom Daughter Devos
Author: Dannah Gresh
Publsiher: Moody Publishers
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2017-09-05
ISBN: 0802495486
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secret Keeper Girl Mom Daughter Devos Book Excerpt:

Want help talking to your tween about modesty? Tweens aren’t meant to grapple with modesty and body image issues alone. But many moms don’t know quite how to talk about these issues. True Girl Mom-Daughter Devos fills that gap. A companion to True Girl, it cements the truths of that book and provides an opportunity for moms to talk through these important issues with their daughters. It’s not just a book, but a connecting experience for mothers and daughters. Together they’ll go on a journey to meet with their Creator and learn to see themselves through His eyes. True Girl Mom-Daughter Devos has a simple format of 30 daily devotions. It features: Weekly interactive conversation starters A leader’s guide appendix at the end Downloadable resources at the author’s website. The True Girl Series exists to bring moms and daughters together for age-appropriate, biblical conversations about true beauty, modesty, and purity.

The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery

The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery
Author: Amanda Cox
Publsiher: Revell
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-09-07
ISBN: 1493431838
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery Book Excerpt:

Present Day. After tragedy plunges her into grief and unresolved anger, Sarah Ashby returns to her childhood home determined to finally follow her long-denied dream of running Old Depot Grocery alongside her mother and grandmother. But when she arrives, her mother, Rosemary, announces to her that the store is closing. Sarah and her grandmother, Glory Ann, make a pact to save the store, but Rosemary has worked her entire life to make sure her daughter never follows in her footsteps. She has her reasons--but she'll certainly never reveal the real one. 1965. Glory Ann confesses to her family that she's pregnant with her deceased fiancé's baby. Pressured into a marriage of convenience with a shopkeeper to preserve the family reputation, Glory Ann vows never to love again. But some promises are not as easily kept as she imagined. This dual-timeline story from Amanda Cox deftly explores the complexity of a mother-daughter dynamic, the way the secrets we keep shape our lives and the lives of others, and the healing power of telling the truth.

Secret Keeper

Secret Keeper
Author: Dannah K. Gresh
Publsiher: Moody Publishers
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2011-07-01
ISBN: 0802478492
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

EVERY WOMAN IS BORN WITH POWER! We live in the age of low-rise jeans, belly-button rings, and backless shirts. Many girls and young women today could not even define the word modesty, let alone tell you how to live it out. Teen girls often ask: Why can't I wear what everyone else is wearing? My parents are hung up on their old sense of fashion. Times have changed, why can't I? Isn't is really the guy's problem if he is tempted? In a fresh and trusted voice, Dannah Gresh has a new message for them: modesty itself is a delicate yet formidable power. In Secret Keeper, she teaches that modesty not only issues a challenge for one man to romantically earn your virtue, but it also expresses your love for and obedience to God. Includes The "Truth or Bare" Fashion Tests and Fashion Challenges that will resonate with a teen girl.

The Secret Keeper Home to Hickory Hollow Book 4

The Secret Keeper  Home to Hickory Hollow Book  4
Author: Beverly Lewis
Publsiher: Baker Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-09-03
ISBN: 1441262725
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Home to Hickory Hollow Book 4 Book Excerpt:

Readers Eagerly Await the Latest from Beverly Lewis, the #1 Name in Amish Fiction With her love for all things old-fashioned, Jennifer Burns has often been told she's an "old soul," but no one is prepared for the young woman's decision to set aside her modern life in favor of the Old Order Amish world. Yet Jenny does exactly that, adopting Plain dress and settling in with Samuel and Rebecca Lapp while she works as a mother's helper for the bishop's wife--a far cry from her former job as an x-ray technician. The people of Hickory Hollow are curious about the beautiful young seeker among them, one handsome Amishman in particular. But he is not the only man vying for Jenny's affections, and Jenny faces many challenges in the Proving time the brethren have set for her...challenges of the heart, as well as the spirit. Will Jenny's secrets keep her from the peace she longs for? Or will they lead the way home?

Legal Secrets

Legal Secrets
Author: Kim Lane Scheppele
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 378
Release: 1988
ISBN: 0226737799
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Legal Secrets Book Excerpt:

Does the seller of a house have to tell the buyer that the water is turned off twelve hours a day? Does the buyer of a great quantity of tobacco have to inform the seller that the military blockade of the local port, which had depressed tobacco sales and lowered prices, is about to end? Courts say yes in the first case, no in the second. How can we understand the difference in judgments? And what does it say about whether the psychiatrist should disclose to his patient's girlfriend that the patient wants to kill her? Kim Lane Scheppele answers the question, Which secrets are legal secrets and what makes them so? She challenges the economic theory of law, which argues that judges decide cases in ways that maximize efficiency, and she shows that judges use equality as an important principle in their decisions. In the course of thinking about secrets, Scheppele also explores broader questions about judicial reasoning—how judges find meaning in legal texts and how they infuse every fact summary with the values of their legal culture. Finally, the specific insights about secrecy are shown to be consistent with a general moral theory of law that indicates what the content of law should be if the law is to be legitimate, a theory that sees legal justification as the opportunity to attract consent. This is more than a book about secrets. It is also a book about the limits of an economic view of law. Ultimately, it is a work in constructive legal theory, one that draws on moral philosophy, sociology, economics, and political theory to develop a new view of legal interpretation and legal morality.

The Royal Jewel Cinema

The Royal Jewel Cinema
Author: Alka Joshi
Publsiher: Mira Books
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-06-22
ISBN: 9780778331858
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Royal Jewel Cinema Book Excerpt:

A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST, A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK "Captivated me from the first chapter to the last page." --Reese Witherspoon on The Henna Artist In New York Times bestselling author Alka Joshi's intriguing new novel, henna artist Lakshmi arranges for her protégé, Malik, to intern at the Jaipur Palace in this tale rich in character, atmosphere, and lavish storytelling. It's the spring of 1969, and Lakshmi, now married to Dr. Jay Kumar, directs the Healing Garden in Shimla. Malik has finished his private school education. At twenty, he has just met a young woman named Nimmi when he leaveS to apprentice at the Facilities Office of the Jaipur Royal Palace. Their latest project: a state-of-the-art cinema. Malik soon finds that not much has changed as he navigates the Pink City of his childhood. Power and money still move seamlessly among the wealthy class, and favors flow from Jaipur's Royal Palace, but only if certain secrets remain buried. When the cinema's balcony tragically collapses on opening night, blame is placed where it is convenient. But Malik suspects something far darker and sets out to uncover the truth. As a former street child, he always knew to keep his own counsel; it's a lesson that will serve him as he untangles a web of lies.

The Secret keeper

The Secret keeper
Author: Kate Coombs
Publsiher: Atheneum
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2006-05-23
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret keeper Book Excerpt:

Beautifully illustrated, this modern-day fairy tale follows Kalli, the town secret-keeper, who, burdened by heavy secrets, falls ill until someone, who has never come to her before, reveals the best secret of all!

The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper
Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 28
Release: 1990
ISBN: 9780688089450
Category: Families
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Keeper Book Excerpt:

Unhappy to be the only one in his house without Christmas secrets, Joshua is relieved when Grandma comes and helps him have some secrets of his own.