May 29, 2010

Photobucket The Language of Secrets by Dianne Dixon

The Language of Secrets by Dianne Dixon (ARC)
Published by Doubleday
ISBN 978-0-385-530-63-7
At the request of Doubleday, a PB copy was sent, at no cost to me. for my honest opinion
  Synopsis: (from back of book) Justin Fisher has a successful career as the manager of a luxury hotel, a lovely wife, and a charming young son. While all signs point to a bright future, Justin can no longer ignore the hole in his life left by his estranged family. When he finally gathers the courage to reconnect with his troubled past, Justin is devastated to learn that his parents have passed away. And a visit to the cemetery brings the greatest shock of all-next to the graves of his father and mother sits a smaller tombstone for a three-year-old boy: a boy named Thomas Justin Fisher.
  What follows in an extraordinary journey as Justin struggles with issues of his own identity and pieces together the complex and heartbreaking truth about this family.
  My Thoughts and Opinion: Dianne Dixon, the author of this book, writes a brilliant and masterful story of one family's heartbreaks, betrayals, lies, control, and secrets that can hurt so many people. The book is divided between the past and present lives of Justin, his parents and two sisters. The author interweaves the characters, that were dramatically life like, that it could be either a family the reader knows or maybe even their own. There is suspense as Justin tries to reclaim a life and family, that he thought he knew, because of a song his mother taught him as a three year old toddler, only to find out there are pieces missing in the puzzle of his life. With an ending that was a total surprise. In the plot of this story line, the author conveys about life's lessons and the reality of that saying, that life is too short. A beautiful and emotional book to the very last page. I highly recommend that everyone reads this book, whatever age, because it will have the reader reflecting about their own life.
My Rating:  5      
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Julie P said...

This sounds like an excellent read! I have added it to my TBR list. The ARC I am currently reading is very good as well. I should have it finished up by tomorrow and I will post a review....

Anonymous said...

I just started reading this. I'm at the part that tells of his accident. It's really good so far.

CMash said...

Can't wait for your review. I found that there were underlying issues that make the reflect on their own life. Will be interesting what you think.