Sydney’s dad is the only psychiatrist for miles around their small Ohio town. He knows everybody’s secrets. He is also unexpectedly dead.
Is grief-stricken Sydney paranoid, or is it kind of weird that the police can’t find an explanation for the car crash that killed him? And why was June Copeland, homecoming queen and the town’s golden child, at his funeral?
Sydney and June grow closer in the wake of the accident, it’s clear that not everyone is happy about their new friendship.
What is picture-perfect June hiding? And does Sydney even want to know? Sometimes it’s safer for the truth to stay secret….
Following the success of her self-published poetry collection Graffiti and her prominence on the video sharing platform Youtube, Savannah Brown’s debut novel has lived up to the hype attached to it.
The Truth About Keeping Secrets is a coming-of-age novel, which tackles the issue of grief while also juggling an element of mystery. The story focuses on the character of Sydney, who is dealing with the sudden death of her father following a car accident; however, Sydney does not believe this crash was an accident.
As the novel touches on various topics of a difficult nature, including: death, abuse and homophobia – we encourage this book be limited to ages 15+