Last Thursday morning around 40 people joined together at Montrose House for a morning tea with visiting author Kelly Rimmer from Orange.
Kelly Rimmer a New York Times best- selling author was in Canowindra to introduce her new book Truths I Never Told You, a heart-tugging story of family secrets, motherhood and marriage.
Kelly lives in Orange with her husband, two children and fantastically naughty dogs, Sully and Basil.
The new story Truths I Never Told You begins with the discovery of a tattered letter in the attic.
It is 1959, Grace is a young mother with four children under four. All she ever wanted was to have a family of her own, but there are thoughts Grace cannot share with anyone in the months after childbirth. Instead she pours her deepest fears into the pages of a notebook, hiding them where she knows husband Patrick will never look. When Grace falls pregnant again, she turns to her sister, Maryanne, for help.
In 1996 when Beth’s father, Patrick, is diagnosed with dementia, she and her siblings make the heart-wrenching decision to put him into care. As Beth is clearing the family home, she discovers a series of notes. Patrick’s children grew up believing their mother died in a car accident, but these notes suggest something much darker may be true.
Truths I Never Told You is the unputdownable, unforgettable story of mother- hood and marriage by Kelly Rimmer, author of Before I Let You Go and The Things We Cannot Say.
Before I Let You Go was Kelly Rimmer’s first novel with Hachette Australia and was a Top 10 bestseller, The Things We Cannot Say was also a Top 10 bestseller.
Kelly has sold over 600,000 digital copies of her previous novels: Me Without You, The Secret Daughter, When I Lost You and A Mother’s Confession.