Can You Keep a Secret?

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Author
Caroline Overington
Publisher
Random House Australia
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 September, 2014

Can You Keep a Secret?

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Synopsis

Why do some people decide to get married when everyone around them would seem to agree that marriage, at least for the two people in question, is a terrifically bad idea?'The year is 1999, and Lachlan Colbert – Colby – has the world at his feet. He's got a big job on Wall Street and a sleek bachelor pad in the heart of Manhattan.With money no object, he and his friends take a trip to Australia to see in the new millennium. And it's there, on a hired yacht sailing the Whitsundays, that he meets Caitlin.Caitlin Hourigan has got wild hair and torn shorts – and has barely ever left the small patch of Queensland where she grew up. But Colby is smitten and for Caitlin, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, a blissful future awaits – marriage, a big house, a beautiful little boy.But nothing is ever as perfect as it seems. And for Lachlan and Caitlin the nightmare is only just beginning…
Caroline Overington
About the author

Caroline Overington

Caroline Overington is a bestselling Australian author and an award-winning journalist. She has previously written for the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian and the Australian Women’s Weekly, and has twice won Australia’s prestigious journalism award, The Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism. She has written eleven books, including Last Woman Hanged, which won the Davitt Award for True Crime Writing in 2015 and I Came To Say Goodbye, shortlisted for both Book of the Year, and Fiction Book of the Year, at the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards.  She has profiled some of the world’s most famous women including Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, and lives in Sydney with her family, a blue dog and a lizard.

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