Monday, February 24, 2014

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

What would you do if you came across a letter that your husband wrote that was only meant to be opened upon the event of his death?  After reading the letter, you see that your husband confesses to murdering a girlfriend when he was a teenager.  Cecelia Fitzpatrick is the character that has to deal with this dilemma.
Another character, Tess Curtis, who is an advertising executive, is told by her best friend and cousin, Felicity, that she is in love with her husband, Will.   Learn how Tess deals with this betrayal and how she tries to protect her preschool-aged son, Liam.

Rachel Crowley, a third main character of the book, is a widow.  Her daughter is the one who was strangled to death as a teenager.  Rachel suspects one of her daughter's old boyfriends is the murderer.  This old boyfriend happens to be the P.E. teacher at the school where Rachel works as the school secretary.

Ethics and morals are explored in this book that is currently ranked eighth on the New York Times Best Sellers list.  Are secrets meant to be uncovered or should they remain secrets? -Reviewed by Kim D.

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