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The House of Secrets
by Elizabeth Blackwell (Goodreads Author)
The house is special. Alissa Franklin knows this from the moment she walks into the run-down structure. Aided by carpenter Danny Pierce, she launches a restoration project to turn this place into her home. As each layer of decoration is stripped away, they grow closer. They also uncover the century-old mystery surrounding the original owners and a private love affair.
ebook, Harlequin Superromance #1559, Everlasting Love #38, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Harlequin
(first published March 31st 2009)
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Feb 10, 2013 Bookadventurer rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. The historical romance (early 1900's) is more in-depth and detailed than the modern day one between Alissa and Danny, but I enjoyed both aspects. The beauty and mystery of the house was intriguing, and Evelyn's plight was heartfelt. The House of Secrets reminded me a bit of another 5 star book I read years ago and very much enjoyed, Heart of the West; with both I was a bit sad when the story was over, but was very happy with the way it ended. Would definitely recommen ...more
As the daughter of a U.S. Foreign Service officer, Elizabeth Blackwell grew up in Washington, D.C., interspersed with stints in Africa, the Middle East and Europe--pretty much always with a book in hand. She majored in history at Northwestern University (hooray! more reading!) and received her master's in journalism from Columbia University, which led to a career as an editor and writer for a numb ...moreMore about Elizabeth Blackwell...