They all hide secrets that won't go away....
From the outside, the welcoming, garden-adorned houses of Summer Street are the picture of Irish charm. But on the inside, unexpected and heartbreaking secrets swirl. At house number thirty-two, hardworking, single-mother Faye Reid conceals the truth about her marriage from her fiery daughter, Amber. But Amber, a budding artis...more
So, a strange kind of kudos to the author then for somehow taking that very strong beginning and tearing the whole thing into tiny pieces. It all starts to go wrong about halfway through when ...more
What I didn't expect were three different novels in one about three different characters I never got the chance to like or care about. The only connecting thread ...more
However, I just could not finish it. It was too bitty with too many characters and too much going on. she should have had half the stories and done them in more depth.
I gave it a good go and read the first 100 pages but, after that, I skipped to the last chapter. If you guessed the ending at the start, you were probably correct as it was completely predictable.
Will give her one ...more
Les secrets de Summer Street raconte l'histoire de quatre femmes et comment les secrets de leur passé viennent bouleverser leur vie paisible dans un petit coin charmant de l'Irlande. Christie Devlin est professeur d'arts visuels, mariée depuis longtemps à un homme qu'elle adore. Le retour de Carey Wolensky, un artiste polonais reconnu, ...more
Three amazing woman and one teenager are the heroines of this book and soon they realise that their secrets will have to be faced one day and they must free themselves to live their lives with the best.
This story tells of the lives of the many people who live for many years on Summer Street near Dublin, Ireland. It seems that everyone has secrets to hide. Not only from each other in the neighborhood, but from the people who in the houses. Maggie ...more
Christie mène une vie tranquille dans Summer Street avec son mari depuis trente ans. Ses enfants mènent à présent leur propre v ...more
I thought I wouldn't like it, seeing as I'm fairly sure it's an adult book and I am but a naive teenager. But I loved it!
I loved all the different stories, (and, oh my gosh, it was in third-POV, such a change!!) and how they all intersected and how dark pasts were discovered. And the secrets were revealed in a timely fashion, not all at once nor did Ms. Kelly wait too long and lose my interest. She released everything gradually, like an IV-drip, never too much at ...more
Either way, I have enjoyed this author and am usually able to get past her writing 'accent' wh ...more
Dans cette histoire, l'auteure prouve bien que tout le monde à ses propres problèmes de vie et qu'ils ne paraissent pas toujours lorsqu'on regarde quelqu'un. Elle parle aussi de l'amour de la famille, de la confiance en soi et des relations amoureuses.
On apprends à connaître 3 familles différentes qui ont en commun l'endroit où ils habitent. Au début, il est vrai qu'il est difficile de différencier les personnages puisqu'il y a beaucoup de nom en m ...more