The Guardian of Secrets

  • by Jana Petken
  • Narrated by Gemma Dawson
  • 24 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After fleeing from an abusive husband accused of murder, Celia Merrill becomes embroiled in a Spanish Civil War.
Celia's two sons march under opposing banners, whilst her twin daughters take different paths; one to the Catholic Church and the other to the battlefields. And in the shadow of war, a sinister villain from the past resurfaces with the sole purpose of destroying the entire family.

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Too Many Implausible Decisions in This Story

We did not finish this book. A weak, insipid main character, who makes a fatal choice at the beginning that we could not quite believe, followed by many other such events--too many to draw us into the story. Characters were not nuanced, and sometimes the author made us endure painfully slow scenes with a blow-by-blow we weren't interested in. We didn't get to the end of Part One.
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- Smith

Well told story with great narrator.

The author captures the human cost of the civil war and shows that there are no winners - except perhaps those who find the courage to carry on with their lives in spite of the brutality and their own miscalculation.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-27-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio