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Open Secrets
A Novel
By (author): Sheila Kohler
9780143135180 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense Jul 07, 2020
$22.00 CAD
Active 5.17 x 7.96 x 0.67 in | 0.48 lb 272 pages Penguin Publishing Group Penguin Books
The lies between a husband and wife are revealed, unraveling their family in this thrilling novel that moves between the French Riviera, Switzerland, and Amagansett

When Michel, a Swiss banker, discovers his wife Alice’s betrayal he turns for help to a Russian client who leads him into unknown territory, endangering not only his own life but that of Alice, and above all, his fourteen-year-old daughter, Pamela. Their charmed life—a beautiful house on the French Riviera, elegant vacations, and boarding school in Switzerland for Pamela—is not all that it seems. As the repercussions of Michel’s illicit deals move closer in around them, Alice finds herself in Amagansett with her artist sister who is having a crisis of her own, while the danger circles around Pamela. Open Secrets is a suspenseful novel about relationships, family, love and the inescapable consequences of one’s own actions.

Story Locale: French Riviera, Switzerland, and Amagansett

A PAGE-TURNING PSYCHOLOGICAL READ: Open Secrets moves swiftly with surprising twists that keep the reader turning the pages. It’s a beautifully written novel filled with complicated characters with very human motives, set in gorgeous towns on both sides of the Atlantic - from the French riviera to the beaches of Amagansett. Open Secrets will be a perfect sexy summer beach read.

SUCCESS OF SHEILA’S LAST BOOK: Her last book, Once We Were Sisters, received great review attention including from The New York Times Book Review and People, and many others, and was a huge leap for her sales. Her previous novels have also received rave reviews from major publications such as The Boston Globe and The Washington Post.

HIGHLY REGARDED AUTHOR: Sheila is well-regarded and connected in the literary world with numerous fans include authors like J.M. Coetzee, Joyce Carol Oates, and Amy Tan.

Sheila Kohler was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is the author of fourteen works of fiction including the novels Dreaming for Freud, Becoming Jane Eyre, and Cracks, which was nominated for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and made into a film starring Eva Green. Her work has been featured in the New York Times and O Magazine and included in the Best American Short Stories. She has twice won an O’Henry Prize, as well as an Open Fiction Award, a Willa Cather Prize, and a Smart Family Foundation Prize. She teaches at Princeton University and lives in New York City.

Author Residence: New York, NY

Author Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Author Website: sheilakohler.com

Author Social Media: twitter.com/sheilakohler

Praise for Sheila Kohler

“Sleekly written, suspenseful, and richly atmospheric.” —Joyce Carol Oates
 
“Open Secrets is a riveting and elegant suspense novel in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock and Patricia Highsmith. Sheila Kohler’s razor-sharp language dazzles and beguiles.” —Carol Goodman, New York Times bestselling author of The Lake of Dead Languages and The Sea of Lost Girls

“Her stories are elegant, smooth, and gorgeously sensual, belying the tension that crackles beneath. Long after I’ve finished reading one of her stories, the image continues to pulse.”⁠ —Amy Tan

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