Ts&Cs apply
Secrets of the Chest (Paperback)
  • Secrets of the Chest (Paperback)
zoom

Secrets of the Chest (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£9.99
Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 20/10/2014
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
On the morning of her 18th birthday, when Suzanne opens a letter left to her from her deceased grandmother, Marie, little does she know what a roller-coaster of surprises lies ahead of her. Her birthday gift from Marie is an old oak chest which had been passed down through generations of the women in her family since it was made some 400 years ago. Within the chest, waiting for Suzanne to discover, are some of the life stories and secrets of her female ancestors from 1604 right up to the 20th century. First there is Mary, for whom the chest was made, who is married to an abusive husband, and writes of violence and murder in a diary meant for her sons. This journal starts with arrival in England of the first Scottish king, and continues through the Civil War to the Great Fire of London. Then there are Miriam and Maria. Miriam is a lost soul, who questions why she was abandoned by her mother, and Maria is a lively teenager, whose diary begins with her love and longing for a handsome soldier during the culmination of the long Napoleonic Wars. Finally there is Marie, herself, who not only follows her mother's family connections from the struggles at home during the Second World War right back to the 1600s, but is also taken on an emotional journey of self discovery. Now it is time for Suzanne to share the secrets and perhaps, in time, to include some secrets of her own!

Publisher: Carnegie Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781909817173
Number of pages: 280
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 26 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

You may also be interested in...

Ross Poldark
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Lamentation
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Bring Up the Bodies
Added to basket
Heresy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The King's Curse
Added to basket
The Lords of the North
Added to basket
The Leopard
Added to basket
The Road Dance
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Master and Commander
Added to basket
Year of Wonders
Added to basket
An Echo in the Bone
Added to basket
Doctor Zhivago
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Beloved
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Pale Horseman
Added to basket
The Lady of the Rivers
Added to basket
The Constant Princess
Added to basket

“Excellent read! ”

"Secrets of the Chest" is one of those books that takes you on a journey through endless years and numerous countries. I absolutely loved reading this superb book and it's one that I will remember for a... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 2

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.