Other People's Secrets

by Louise Candlish

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LoveReading Expert Review of Other People's Secrets

A book that will sit on your shoulder for sometime after reading it.  It concerns grief, reconciliation, infidelity, marriage and family upheavals and eventual honesty all in a beautiful Italian holiday setting.  The author used to write entertaining chic-lit, here she has grown up.


Comparison: Joanna Trollope, Elizabeth Buchan, Clare Chambers.

Sarah Broadhurst

Other People's Secrets Synopsis

Ginny and Adam Trustlove arrive on holiday in Italy torn apart by personal tragedy. Two weeks in a boathouse on the edge of peaceful Lake Orta is exactly what they need to restore their faith in life - and each other. Twenty-four hours later, the silence is broken. The Sale family have arrived at the main villa: wealthy, high-flying Marty, his beautiful wife Bea, and their privileged, confident offspring. It doesn't take long for Ginny and Adam to be drawn in, especially when the teenage Pippi introduces a new friend into the circle. For there is something about Zach that has everyone instantly beguiled, something that loosens old secrets - and creates shocking new ones. And, yet, not one of them suspects that his arrival in their lives might be anything other than accidental ...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780751543544
Publication date: 8th July 2010
Author: Louise Candlish
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Primary Genre Family Drama
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Louise Candlish Press Reviews

'A brilliantly told, emotionally charged tale'
Dorothy Koomson

'What a brilliant book this is ? clever, engrossing and unputdownable. I absolutely loved it and demand a sequel!'
Jill Mansell

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ISBN: 9780751543544
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Format: Paperback

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About Louise Candlish

Louise Candlish was our Guest Editor in July 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Louise Candlish studied English at University College London and worked as an editor in art publishing and as a copywriter before writing fiction. Though her stories are about people facing dramatic dilemmas, she tries to live an uncomplicated life in London with her husband and daughter.

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