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The Summer of Secrets by Sarah Jasmon
  

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A suspenseful, spell-binding coming-of-age story about how one simple action on a summer's day can echo through the years. When Helen is sixteen, the Dover family move in next door, at once making Helen's lonely world a more thrilling place. She is infatuated with the bohemian Dovers, especially the petulant and charming Victoria. But the summer ends suddenly one tumultuous evening, and the next day Helen wakes up to discover that the family have simply disappeared...

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The Summer of Secrets by Sarah Jasmon

An evocative and atmospheric coming-of-age story. (Carys Bray). One day she was there...and the next day, the day after the fire, she was gone. In the summer of 1983, when Helen is sixteen, the Dover family move in next door, at once making Helen's lonely world a more thrilling place. She is infatuated with the bohemian Dovers, especially the petulant and charming Victoria. But the summer ends suddenly one tumultuous evening, and the next day Helen wakes up to discover that the family have simply disappeared. What went wrong that summer's evening? Why does Helen feel like something terrible happened, but she can't remember what? Then one day, thirty years later, Victoria comes back. Perfect for fans of Louise Doughty's Apple Tree Yard, Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret and Helen Dunmore's The Lie.


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About the Author

Sarah Jasmon lives on a canal boat near Manchester with her children. She has had several short stories published, is curating a poetry anthology, and has recently graduated from the Creative Writing MA course at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Publication date

13th August 2015

Author

Sarah Jasmon

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Thriller / Suspense
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552779975

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