Harbored Secrets (A Psychological Mystery)
- Sales Rank:167,776
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Edition:1st Edition
- Publication Date:November 25, 2013
From the author of the popular Maternal Harbor comes Harbored Secrets (a contemporary novel with a psychological mystery in the unearthing of family secrets.)
Readers claim the twists and turns are more and more compelling.
In May of 1935, Blinny Platt's homestead shack burns to the ground forever leaving her family asunder, scattering them like the embers flew on the Montana wind. She was only eight-years-old, sent away and in charge of her little sister. She could handle that because Platts take care of Platts.
However, it is the hidden secrets of her parents smoldering beneath the charred remains that haunts Blinny until 1982. She once again leaves the home place to build a house for herself. As the foundation is poured and the walls go up, each of the hurtful memories are uncovered. Finally the mystery, left in the ashes of the burned home, is revealed. How could her mother do what she did?
Recent Five-Star Reviews:
By the end of the very first paragraph, I knew Marie F. Martin had written a book I would have a hard time putting down. In between high drama, there is a love letter to Montana, and she uses her love of the English language throughout. More "Oh wow" moments in this book than any other I have ever read in my more than half a century of life. Yvonne Bechtold, Five-star reviewer
This is a tale so well told, you can smell the sage, feel the heat, and pain this family shares. I wish more authors crafted their characters so well. Renita Hulsey Five-Star Reader Review.
The author was a master at weaving the past with the present. Quaintreader Five-Star Reader Review
Martin knows family dynamics and human frailties. From these she has crafted a heartbreaking story, of love, loss, and endurance. Barb Ward Five-Star Reader Review
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