Definitely, Caroline Lee is one of my favorite narrators. It's amazing how she can change her voice to fit each one of the characters without sounding phony or affected and giving them just the right amount of emotion.
How well the author intertwines the lives of the characters in a way that keeps surprising you in each chapter.
I have liked her in every one of her performances.
European history professor specializing in English history 1870-1939.
The narrator was very good and could change accents seamlessly.
It would have made an excellent short story.
Kate Morton can take the seed of a good story and flog it into a shapeless mess.
I am in my late twenties, a commuter, a romantic, & am loving life.
This was my second Kate Morton book. I didn't enjoy it quite as much as The Forgotten Garden, but it was still an excellent story. Set in WW2 London - this book had just enough history in it to make you feel like this REALLY HAPPENED - as if the characters were all real people with real problems. The main characters, Dolly and Vivian, were not your typical 'leading ladies'. Both suffered from mental issues... and that's probably the thing that made this book different from anything else I've ever read. You knew you couldn't necessarily trust the narrator. I loved it.
Caroline Lee did a fantastic job. She has such a lovely voice.
This won't be my last Kate Morton novel.
I downloaded this book while on vacation and enjoyed it so much, I was disappointed every time I had to stop listening.
This book was a little hard to get into. But once I understood the format it was interesting. It kept jumping back and forth to different timelines, but it turned out to be an interesting read.
I am a fan of Kate Morton. This book is a story of a mother, with a secret to hold, that impacts generations of her family. I would like to reveal the secret, but that wouldn't be fair, and would ruin a major twist in the plot. However, I will say there is a murder, WWII bombing, class-warfare, childhood beliefs about causing deaths, and those things that we would just as soon not know but discover inadvertently. It is also a story of letting go of a parent -- first through the loss of intellectual faculties and then through actual death.
As expected from Morton, the descriptions of characters, places, and experiences is wonderful.
I enjoyed this book and was interested enough to keep wanting to read more. There were a few parts that I thought it started to drag a bit, but those were few and far between. I like the way the author unraveled the story and even though there were several time periods, and several perspectives, it was easy to follow. Sometimes, with audio books, there are so many switches I just wish I could go back a couple of chapters to regroup. This was not the case with "The Secret Keeper".
Yes, I would recommend this book. Very sweet and the perfect amount of suspense and mystery. I loved the character development. Great twists and turns, and she ends the book amazingly perfect! I've listened to only one of Kate Morton's other books, but will be downloading the others.
I never met a Kate Morton book I didn't like. This one was outstanding even for Ms Morton. From the beginning you are blown away and at the very end, blown away again. I don't want to spoil it for anyone so I won't give any details. It is sufficient to say, "order it, you won't be disappointed."