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The Dead Secret

CD - unabridged
(14 CDs)
Product Number: CX2212
Released: 01 May, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471232138
Narrator(s): Ruth Sillers
Publisher: W F Howes
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Moments before her death, Mrs Treverton dictates a secret to her maid. Fifteen years later her daughter Rosamond Treverton returns to her birthplace- Porthgenna Tower on the remote Cornish coast. When the strange and seemingly disturbed Mrs Jazeph warns her not to enter the Myrtle Room, the strong-minded and ingenious Rosamond is intrigued. But her determined detective work uncovers shocking and unsettling truths beyond all expectation.

Author(s): Wilkie Collins
Genre: Classics, Mystery
Original Publish Date: 01 May, 2013

Professional reviews

"A suspenseful mystery with psychologically penetrating characters, The Dead Secret displays the talent and energy which made Collins the most popular novelist of the 1860s The Dead Secret explores the relationship between a fallen woman, her illegitimate daughter, and buried secrets in a superb blend of romance and Gothic drama. Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a popular and influential English novelist, dramatist, and short story writer. Renowned for his sensational mysteries and romances, he had been hailed as the inventor of the detective novel."

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