You Don’t Know Me
by Susan May Warren
A Deep Haven Novel, Book Six
Sometimes the secrets we keep to protect ourselves can be our undoing.
To all who know her, Annalise Decker is a model wife and mother. She’s a permanent member of the PTA, never misses a sporting event, and is constantly campaigning for her husband’s mayoral race.
No one knows that Annalise was once Deidre O’Reilly, a troubled young woman whose testimony put a dangerous criminal behind bars. Relocated through the Witness Security Program to the quaint harbor town of Deep Haven, Deidre received a new identity and a fresh start, which began when she fell in love with local real estate agent Nathan Decker.
Twenty years later, Annalise couldn’t be more unprepared for her past to catch up with her. When Agent Frank Harrison arrives with news that the man she testified against is out on parole and out for revenge, Annalise is forced to face the consequences of her secrets. Will she run again, or will she finally find the courage to trust those she loves most with both her past and her future?
Praise for You Don’t Know Me:
“Warren returns readers to Deep Haven with a wonderful story, filled with family and faith. Althought Annalise has a situation that readers won’t directly identify with, the dilemmas she faces regarding her family will touch hearts and lives in an authentic way.” Romantic Times
My Review: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Annalise is the perfect wife, perfect mother, and perfect community volunteer that everybody envied. But she knew the truth. She was hiding a secret that she was in witness protecting after testifying against a drug lord. She even kept the secret from her children and her husband who was running for mayor. If her husband or the town found out, they’d never forgive her. Her greatest fear came true when the drug lord got out of prison and was coming for her. I was on pins and needles wondering what she would do. Would she tell her husband, stay, leave with or without her family? And when her family and friends found out, would they forgive her if they knew her past and who she really was.
I have never read a Susan May Warren novel before, let alone a Deep Haven Series novel. I took a class the author taught on writing, and when she described her new novel coming out, I was intrigued. I read it in two days. I could not put the book down. I fell in love with the characters, especially Annalise who showed us the importance of truth and how God knows our deepest parts, and through His grace, He loves us anyway.