The Secret Wife

The Secret Wife

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A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the world’s greatest mysteries...

Love. Guilt. Heartbreak.

1914: Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance—and their lives—in danger...

2016: Kitty Fisher escapes to her great-grandfather’s remote cabin in America, after a devastating revelation makes her flee London. There, on the shores of Lake Akanabee, she discovers the spectacular jewelled pendant that will lead her to a long-buried family secret...

Haunting, moving and beautifully written, The Secret Wife effortlessly crosses centuries, as past merges with present in an unforgettable story of love, loss and resilience.

Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Dinah Jefferies.

Title:The Secret Wife
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0008102147
Format Type:
Number of Pages:416 pages

    The Secret Wife Reviews

  • Candace

    'The Secret Wife' was a nice, enjoyable historical fiction/romance. Although it lacked the "wow" factor, I found it to be a good story overall. It was interesting and I enjoyed the details related to ...

  • Julie

    The Secret Wife by Gill Paul is a 2016 Avon publication. This book is an amazing, epic love story, unlike any I?ve read in a long time!When Kitty Fischer makes a shocking discovery about her life an...

  • Dem

    1.5 StarsDear Book I feel we have come so far in our relationship that I can now be honest with you.I think it is time we parted company despite our mutual friend pairing us together with the hope ...

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede

    I had already decided that this was a book that I really wanted to read before I got a mail about participating in a blog tour for the book. I been interested in the Romanovs for years and reading a m...

  • Margitte

    This is a big ... fat ... preposterous ... WHAT IF. But a good read nevertheless.A mystery built around the Romanovs of Russia. A fantasy built around one of the daughter's, Tatiana's, romances with a...

  • Kate

    The Secret Wife is a fascinating and beautifully written novel which makes the reader wonder "what if?"This book has a dual storyline that weaves back and forth between 1914 and 2016 narrated respecti...

  • Karen

    Having loved Gill?s previous book (No Place For a Lady) I was very much looking forward to reading this and I wasn?t disappointed. I?ve always had a fascination for the Russian Romanov family an...

  • Erin

    3.5 I gulped this down faster than an ice cold beer on a hot summer day stars.Those poor Romanovs! Aren't we ever going to let their souls rest in peace? However, just likeThe Tsarina's Daughter I co...

  • Abbie

    Wow! I adored this book! I studied A Level History as a teenager and since then have had a real fascination with Russia and Russian history, so I jumped at the chance to read this book. I?m not sure...

  • Anna

    Childish tosh....