If you love Lucinda Riley and Elizabeth Edmondson, you'll love this perfect summer read from the author of Islands of Secrets and Villa of Secrets.
Sent away to a convent school in Dublin at the age of five, Irini McGuire has always had a strained and distant relationship with her mother, Bridget, a celebrated archaeologist who lives on the paradise island of Santorini. So, when Irini receives news that Bridget has been injured at a dig and is in a coma, she knows it is finally time to return to the island of her birth.
Reading through her mother's notes at her bedside, Irini starts to realise how little she knows about Bridget's life. Now, driven by rumours that her mother's injury was no accident, Irini must uncover the dark secrets behind her family's separation.
Will she discover the truth about her parents and her past before it is too late?
What readers have said about Patricia Wilson's Islands of Secrets and Villa of Secrets:
'Island of Secrets is a book full of raw emotions, family vendettas, hidden secrets and three very strong women. It's a book I enjoyed very much and one which fans of Victoria Hislop and Debbie Rix are sure to enjoy'
'So well written and utterly heartbreaking . . . a story that needs to be told'
'Page-turning, enthralling and heartbreaking by turns'
'Made me laugh and cry, just couldn't put this book down'
'A perfect read'
'Heart-wrenching and heart-warming at the same time'
'What a thoroughly engrossing book'
'Written with such depth and understanding'
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
'Perfect', 'beautiful', 'inspirational', 'compelling', plenty of action', 'can't wait to read another!', 'spectacular', 'gripping', 'heartbreaking' . . . * Readers on ISLAND and VILLA *
One for the suitcase - whether real or imaginary. You'll feel you're in Greece as soon as you start reading. * FROST Magazine *
Packed with intrigue, danger and romance, Wilson's passion for the classics and an endless fascination with foraging into the vibrant corners of history, this is a poignant and beautifully written story best read on a sunlounger with a glass of chilled ouzo * Lancashire Telegraph *
For a heart-warming book to pack in your holiday bag look no further than Secrets of Santorini- a story that will whisk you away to the picturesque Greek island and immerse you in its ancient history * CultureFly *