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The Royal Secret

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The Royal Secret

In this suspenseful and heart-pounding novel from New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Riley, an ambitious young journalist unravels a dangerous mystery that threatens to devastate the British monarchy.

Keeping secrets is a dangerous game.

When Sir James Harrison, one the greatest actors of his generation, passes away at the age of 95, he leaves behind not just a heartbroken family but also a secret so shocking, it could rock the English establishment to its core.

Joanna Haslam, an up-and-coming reporter, is assigned to cover the legendary actor’s funeral, attended by glitzy celebrities of every background. But Joanna stumbles on something dark beneath the glamour: the mention of a letter James Harrison has left behind --- the contents of which many have been desperate to keep concealed for over 70 years. As she peels back the veil of lies that has shrouded the secret, she realizes that she’s close to uncovering something deadly serious --- and the royal family may be implicated. Before long, someone is on her tracks, attempting to prevent her from discovering the truth. And they’ll stop at nothing to reach the letter before she does.

Full of salacious scandal, shocking twists and captivating romance, and written in Lucinda Riley’s signature “vividly drawn and lushly atmospheric” (RT Book Reviews) prose, THE ROYAL SECRET is “a full-throttle escapist adventure” (Lancashire Evening Post).

The Royal Secret
by Lucinda Riley

  • Publication Date: May 21, 2019
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Atria Books
  • ISBN-10: 1982115068
  • ISBN-13: 9781982115067