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Secrets: The Third Story in the Orphan Train Trilogy

4.3 of 5 stars 4.30  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The third and final story from Robert Noonan's "Orphan Train Trilogy," "Secrets" explores the fate of orphan children who arrived on an orphan train during the late 1800s to find a new life in the Midwest. Who adopts them is the key to their happiness . or sorrow. Despite harboring secrets from a past filled with physical abuse, shame, murder, and prostitution, the childre ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published September 11th 2007 by iUniverse (first published September 18th 2000)
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It's my daddy!

Conflict of interest, so here's someone else's review of the trilogy:

Expertly written by Wisconsin author Robert Noonan (who moved from Chicago, Illinois to Hatfield, Wisconsin to write his books), the 'Orphan Train Trilogy' is a set of three novels that, taken together or read separately, draw upon the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth century phenomena of orphaned boys and girls from the eastern seaboard who were placed upon trains traveling west for exploitive foster home placem
Glenda Bixler
May 09, 2008 Glenda Bixler rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone, History Lovers
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Third of A Trilogy

You won't want to miss the final book in the orphan train trilogy by Robert Noonan!

Haunted by the Secrets of their past, Kate, John and Hillary Hanley had joined together as a family and established their home in Newberry, Illinois. Each of them had secrets from their past that continued to plague them even as their happiness and love grew each day.

For John who had been accused of a murder he did not commit, he knew the law could arrest him because the victim's broth
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Oct 18, 2008 Robert Noonan rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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