We gathered online to celebrate the paperback release of Sheila Kohler’s suspense thriller Open Secrets, published by Penguin Books. The prolific novelist was interviewed by writer and longtime reading group instructor Sheridan Hay. In Open Secrets, the lies between a husband and wife are revealed, unraveling their family in this thrilling novel that moves between the French Riviera, Switzerland, and Amagansett.
By Sheila Kohler
Published by Penguin Books
When Michel, a Swiss banker, discovers his wife Alice’s betrayal he turns for help to a Russian client who leads him into unknown territory, endangering not only his own life but that of Alice, and above all, his fourteen-year-old daughter, Pamela. Their charmed life–a beautiful house on the French Riviera, elegant vacations, and boarding school in Switzerland for Pamela–is not all that it seems. As the repercussions of Michel’s illicit deals move closer in around them, Alice finds herself in Amagansett with her artist sister who is having a crisis of her own, while the danger circles around Pamela. Open Secrets is a suspenseful novel about relationships, family, love and the inescapable consequences of one’s own actions.