Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | November 7, 2014

    Carli Davidson: IMG Puppies for Sale? Read This First



    Shake Puppies contains an almost unsettling amount of cuteness. There is a good chance after looking through its pages you will get puppy fever and... Continue »
    1. $12.59 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Shake Puppies

      Carli Davidson 9780062351722

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.95
Used Compact Disc
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Audio Books- Fiction

Secrets of Eden

by

Secrets of Eden Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the bestselling 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 page-turner 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.” 

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

CHRIS BOHJALIAN is the critically acclaimed author of twelve novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Skeletons at the Feast, The Double Bind, and Midwives. His novel, Midwives, was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. His work has been translated into more than 25 languages and twice became movies (Midwives and Past the Bleachers). He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.

Visit him at www.ChrisBohjalian.com or on Facebook.

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307705037
Author:
Bohjalian, Chris A.
Publisher:
Random House Audio
Read by:
Bramhall, Mark
Read by:
Denaker, Susan
Read:
Bramhall, Mark
Read:
Denaker, Susan
Author:
Bramhall, Mark
Author:
Lowman, Rebecca
Author:
Denaker, Susan
Author:
Mazur, Kathe
Author:
Chris Bohjalian
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Nine CD
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.92x5.12x1.14 in. .57 lbs.
Media Run Time:
690

Other books you might like

  1. Planet of Exile Used Mass Market $2.95
  2. The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the... Used Trade Paper $7.95
  3. Wife of the Gods
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  4. Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome Used Trade Paper $1.95

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

Secrets of Eden Used Compact Disc
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.95 In Stock
Product details pages Random House Audio - English 9780307705037 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.