ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018
Summer of Secrets
By (author) Nikola Scott
SUMMER OF SECRETS is Nikola Scott’s heart-breaking and unforgettable new novel about two women born decades apart caught up in dark secrets. Not to be missed by readers of Dinah Jefferies and Kate Morton.August 1939. At peaceful Summerhill, orphaned Maddy hides from the world and the rumours of war. Then her adored sister Georgina returns from a long trip with a new friend, the handsome Victor. Maddy fears that Victor is not all he seems, but she has no idea just what kind of danger has come into their lives…Today. Chloe is newly pregnant. This should be a joyful time, but she is fearful for the future, despite her husband’s devotion. When chance takes her to Summerhill, she’s drawn into the mystery of what happened there decades before. And the past reaches out to touch her in ways that could change everything…
Reviews of Summer of Secrets
Poignant — www.bookphace.blogspot.co.uk Absolutely captivating — www.josbookblog.co.uk Delightful…Beautifully written and hugely enjoyable * The People * Compelling, atmospheric and beautifully written…trembles with family secrets. I adored it — Victoria Fox A gripping family mystery told in lush, evocative prose — Erin Kelly Beautifully written * Daily Mail * An emotional and involving story * Woman & Home * A compelling family story… beautifully written… evokes vivid pictures of an English summer in the 1950s — Sheila O'Flanagan A delightful debut about family and secrets * Prima * An intriguing twisting story with a lush opening and beautifully descriptive writing throughout. I loved it — Dinah Jefferies, author of THE TEA PLANTER'S WIFE Praise for Nikola Scott: 'A well-written, intriguing read full of family secrets… Brilliant' * Fabulous *
Born in Germany, Nikola Scott studied English and American literature before moving abroad to work as a fiction editor in New York and London. After over a decade in book publishing, she decided to take the leap into becoming a full-time writer herself. Her debut novel, My Mother’s Shadow, was published in 2017 and has been translated into more than ten languages. Nikola lives in Frankfurt with her husband and two sons.