You want to know about the struggle of growing up poor, black, and female? Ask any girl from any ‘hood. You want to know what it takes to rise above your circumstances when all the cards are stacked against you? Ask me.

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers comes a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro – the father of impressionism.

Just for a moment, I was young and invincible again, back before I made the decision that changed the rest of my life… From the best-selling author of The Silent Wife, The Secret Child is a heartbreaking novel about family secrets and lies.