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Secrets of Eden: A Novel (Unabridged)

by Chris Bohjalian

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From the best-selling author of The Double Bind, Midwives, and Skeletons at the Feast comes a novel of shattered faith, intimate secrets, and the delicate nature of sacrifice. "There," says Alice Hayward to Reverend Stephen Drew, just after her baptism, and just before going home to the husband who will kill her that evening and then shoot himself. Drew, tortured by the cryptic finality of that short utterance, feels his faith in God slipping away and is saved from despair only by a meeting with Heather Laurent, the author of wildly successful, inspirational books about ...angels. Heather survived a childhood that culminated in her own parents' murder-suicide, so she identifies deeply with Alice's daughter, Katie, offering herself as a mentor to the girl and a shoulder for Stephen - who flees the pulpit to be with Heather and see if there is anything to be salvaged from the spiritual wreckage around him. But then the State's Attorney begins to suspect that Alice's husband may not have killed himself...and finds out that Alice had secrets only her minister knew. Secrets of Eden is both a haunting literary thriller and a deeply evocative testament to the inner complexities that mark all of our lives. Once again Chris Bohjalian has given us a riveting novel in which nothing is precisely what it seems. As one character remarks, "Believe no one. Trust no one. Assume all of our stories are suspect."

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I was blown away by this book!

I am a big fan of Chris Bohjalian's books. This book peeked inside the lives of women who are abused, those who believe in angels, and those who are and are not so sure what they believe in. I was on a roller coaster of emotions listening to Secrets of Eden. The end was mind blowing! You will not be disappointed!

SECRETS OF EDEN: A NOVEL

NOT HIS BEST BUT STILL A GOOD LISTEN

Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden: A Novel (Unabridged)
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  • Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Susan Denaker, Rebecca Lowman, Kathe Mazur
  • Published: 2010
  • Category: Fiction
  • Provider: Random House Audio
  • Presented by Audible.com

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