Island of Secrets

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Island of Secrets

Island of Secrets

A Memoir of Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings

By: Patricia Wilson

audio performed by: Willow Nash
genre: Fiction - Historical Fiction
publication date:09/12/2017


‘The story started at dawn on the fourteenth of September, 1943....’

All her life, London-born Angelika has been intrigued by her mother’s secret past. Now planning her wedding, she feels she must visit the remote Crete village her mother grew up in.

Angie’s estranged elderly grandmother, Maria, is dying. She welcomes Angie with open arms – it’s time to unburden herself, and tell the story she’ll otherwise take to her grave.

It’s the story of the Nazi occupation of Crete during the Second World War, of horror, of courage and of the lengths to which a mother will go to protect her children. And it’s the story of bitter secrets that broke a family apart, and of three enchanting women who come together to heal wounds that have damaged two generations.