The Kept

The Kept

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In the winter of 1897, Elspeth Howell treks across miles of snow and ice to the isolated farmstead in upstate New York where she and her husband have raised their five children. Her midwife's salary is tucked into the toes of her boots, and her pack is full of gifts for her family. But as she crests the final hill, and sees her darkened house and a smokeless chimney, immediately she knows that an unthinkable crime has destroyed the life she so carefully built.

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Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

“The Kept” is gothic in both structure and atmosphere. Violence comes swiftly, with no warning. The strong are without sentiment. The weak retain nothing but shards of their remembered affections.

This is a novel about faith and its attendant shadow, grief.

The Kept is a highly accomplished first novel and a pleasure to read.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (January 07, 2014)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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