Secrets A Novel (Paperback)
|Author: Jude Deveraux|
Jude Deveraux brilliantly entwines passion, memory, and a touch of intrigue in this spellbinding "New York Times" bestseller.
At age twelve, Cassandra Madden fell in love with Jefferson Ames, a young man she met at one of her mother''s business conferences. For years, Cassandra held on to this unrequited love in order to cope with her loneliness and the pain of her mother''s coldness; even after meeting a man she thought she might marry, her heart still yearned for Jeff.
In a decisive moment, Cassandra calls off her pending engagement and travels to Williamsburg, Virginia, to become the nanny to the now-widowed Jeff''s young daughter. But the object of her desire barely notices her. That is, until the day she hears shots coming from the mansion of an eccentric neighbor, a world-renowned actress. Stepping into a world of deception, where no one is who they claim to be, Cassandra must unravel the secrets all around her -- before she and Jeff can ever find happiness together.
From the Publisher:
Everyone has secrets—and in Jude Deveraux’s stunning bestseller, one woman must unravel those secrets for her only chance at happiness.
Cassandra Madden has kept the flame burning for Jefferson Ames since she was a teenager, but even when she becomes a nanny to his daughter after his the death of his wife, he only has eyes for the beautiful and haughty Skyler. When Cassandra becomes friends with an aging film star, she begins to find buried secrets that could threaten both her romantic dreams and her life.