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Also by Barbara Davis:

When Never Comes, May 2018
Hardcover
Love, Alice, December 2016
Paperback
Summer at Hideaway Key, August 2015
Paperback
The Wishing Tide, September 2014
Paperback
The Secrets She Carried, October 2013
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The Secrets She Carried
Barbara Davis

NAL Trade
October 2013
On Sale: October 1, 2013
368 pages
ISBN: 0451418778
EAN: 9780451418777
Kindle: B00BDQ3A1G
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When a young woman returns to North Carolina after a thirty-year absence, she finds that the once grand tobacco plantation she called home holds more secrets than she ever imagined.

Though Peak Plantation has been in her family for generations, Leslie Nichols can’t wait to rid herself of the farm left to her by her estranged grandmother Maggie—and with it the disturbing memories of her mother’s death, her father’s disgrace, and her unhappy childhood. But Leslie isn’t the only one with a claim to Peak.

Jay Davenport, Peak’s reclusive caretaker, has his own reasons for holding onto the land bequeathed to him by Leslie’s grandmother. Before she died, Maggie hinted at a terrible secret surrounding Adele Laveau, a lady’s maid who came to Peak during the 1930s and died under mysterious circumstances. Jay is haunted by Maggie’s story, yet the truth eludes him—until Leslie uncovers a cryptically marked grave on the property.

As they delve into the mystery of Adele’s death, Leslie and Jay discover shocking secrets that extend deep into the roots of Leslie’s family tree—secrets that have the power to alter her life forever.

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