Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Waiting of Wednesday: Secrets She Left Behind

Hosted by Jill, at Breaking the Spine, Here's my pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection:

Title:Secrets She Left Behind

Author: Diane Chamberlain
Pub. Date: May 26, 2009

Product Description - from Amazon

One afternoon, single mother Sara Weston says that she's going to the store—and never returns. In her absence, she leaves her teenage son alone with his damaged past and a legacy of secrets.

Keith Weston nearly lost his life in an act of arson. He survived—but with devastating physical and emotional scars. Without his mother, he has no one to help him heal, no money, nothing to live for but the medications that numb his pain. Isolated and angry, his hatred has one tight focus: his half sister, Maggie Lockwood.

Nineteen-year-old Maggie Lockwood spent a year in prison for the acts that led up to the fire. Now she's back home. But her release cannot free her from the burden of guilt she carries. She grew up with Keith Weston, played with him as a child…and recently learned they share the same father.

Now the person Keith despises most is the closest thing he has to family—until Sara returns. If Sara returns….

What's your pick this week?


  1. Oooh, I thought this one looked good too! Thanks for reminding me...I'd almost forgot!

  2. This one looks great! Adding it to my list...great pick

  3. This one does sound good! I like books that seem to have multiple threads to the plot, and this one sounds like ti fits that bill. Thanks for posting this, I will be looking out for it!

  4. This does sound really good. Pretty cover too.

  5. I hope it's as good as it sounds! I've seen this mentioned on Goodreads. Thanks for posting it here!

  6. This sounds like one of those books that you could just spend the whole day reading. Lots of drama! :)


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