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Mar 10, 1994
| ISBN 9780440216742
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Aug 06, 2014
| ISBN 9780804152570
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Mar 10, 1994 | ISBN 9780440216742
Aug 06, 2014 | ISBN 9780804152570
Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on the fast track of a major corporation. Lynn is devoted to her family and good works. But in the Ferguson’s closed doors hide a painful secret Lynn must keep from the world-and her children-at any cost… Not even the Fergusons’s best friends, Josie and Bruce Lehman, know of Lynn’s shame. Social worker Josie sees her bruises distrusts the too-ambitious, too perfect Robert, and suspects the real cause of the children’s increasingly disturbed behavior. But not even Josie can pierce Lynn’s wall of silence, a wall that will not crumble until Lynn is forced to face herself-and the truth-at last. Belva Plain’s searing novel of a family’s heartbreak, a woman’s courage, and a subject too often talked about only in whispers.
Belva Plain is the New York Times bestselling author of Evergreen, Random Winds, Eden Burning, Crescent City, The Golden Cup, Tapestry, Blessings, Harvest, Treasures, Whispers, Daybreak, The Carousel, Promises, Secrecy, Homecoming, Legacy of Silence, Fortune’s Hand, After the Fire, Looking… More about Belva Plain
"Subtle and intelligent." – West Coast Review Of Books. "Impeccably done" —Booklist. "By getting under the skin of each of her diverse characters, Plain delivers a story of considerable impact." –Publisher’s Weekly.
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