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Deep Secret

Written by Berlie Doherty

Deep Secret Synopsis

Grace put out her hand, almost touching the mirror. Her image did the same. 'There's another world in there.' 'We could float in and out of it.' Deep in a Derbyshire valley live two girls, twins, so alike they seem like one person, even their family can't tell them apart. But tragedy is waiting. When the valley is sold to be flooded for a huge dam, the villagers are forced to leave their homes. Deep secrets are uncovered. New characters enter their lives and desires, love and grief come to the surface.

Deep Secret Press Reviews

We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence * Sunday Telegraph * Berlie Doherty has a magic in her . . . she uses words as if language had just been invented * TES * Berlie Doherty is a superb writer * Scotsman * [Berlie Doherty's] graceful, lyrical prose just floats from the page and you lose yourself in the worlds she creates -- Jill Murphy * The Bookbag * An enchanting and irresistible read. Berlie Doherty manages to tell a story that delicately depicts themes of youth, change and conflict but also love and loss all in one fascinating story. * Bristol Evening Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849392358
Publication date: 2nd September 2010
Author: Berlie Doherty
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages

About Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty was born in Liverpool and writes for adults and children. Her first book, HOW GREEN YOU ARE! was published in 1982 and she has been a full-time, compulsive writer of novels, stories, poems and plays since then. She has written over forty books. In 2002 Berlie Doherty was awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Derby for excellence in her field. She lives in Edale in the Peak District, where she spends her spare time walking, day-dreaming, and struggling to learn piano, violin and tin whistle.

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