Living happily with her husband on her ancestral estate, Porthgenna Tower, Rosamund Treverton is completely unaware of the family secret that tells of her past. But when a servant who holds the key to this mystery returns to Porthgenna, the truth is revealed.
The Dead Secret is one of several mystery novels written by Wilkie Collins. Like his earlier novel Hide and Seek, The Dead Secret reveals the mystery to the reader while leaving the characters in the dark for the majority of the story.
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