The Hiding Place by Karen Harper
By Karen Harper
After spending 9 months in a coma, Tara Kinsale awakes to devastating information. Her ally, Alexis, has been murdered, leaving Tara as mum or dad to her daughter, Claire. And Tara's husband has divorced her for one more woman.
Forced to begin over, Tara makes a speciality of reopening her P.I. enterprise and taking care of Claire. yet quickly her global is shattered back while Nick MacMahon, Claire's uncle, returns from army provider in Afghanistan to take guardianship of his niece. The undesirable dream turns insufferable while Tara learns that whatever worthy used to be taken from her whereas she was once in a coma.
Working with Nick, a guy haunted through his personal previous, Tara starts off to enquire the lacking months of her lifestyles. jointly, they're going to locate that secrets and techniques don't remain buried forever...even after they are stored within the darkest of hiding locations.
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I saw the books in Gretchen’s library, on their own shelf, with dustcovers still well intact though aged. Her mother had inscribed each one to her—“To my darling daughter”—with what I calculated to be the year Gretchen would have finished the equivalent of high school. Next to them were braille versions, which Gretchen had commissioned. The covers showed a woman with short blond hair and an exaggerated expression apparently romping through comic adventures with her social set, who, the plot summaries informed us, didn’t approve of the heroine’s ambition.
I want to thank you for all the work you’re putting into it. I knew the photos were in a state, but I didn’t realize how bad of one. ” She pushed her eyebrows together. I could tell how hard that was for her to say. ” Gretchen teared up. “It was magical, those youngest years. Not just seeing—though seeing was good, of course—but it was what I saw! Mother had such a way of creating moments. She lived a life then that was … exotic and exhilarating … hotels and airplanes…. I tagged along. Did you see the picture?
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