A secret lies buried at the heart of her household-- but it can't remain surprise forever.When Cara stumbles
across a stash of old postcards in the attic, their contents make her concern whatever she believed she knew.The story she pieces together is complicated and disturbing, and appears to have been patched over with lies. But who can tell her the reality? With her dad sinking into Alzheimer's and her sibling hesitant to help, it seems Cara will never find the responses to her concerns. Something is clear, though: someone understands more than they're letting on.Torn in between loyalty to her household and dread of exactly what she may find, Cara goes into the early years of her parents 'distressed marriage, hunting down long-lost family members who may help unravel the mystery. The image that begins to emerge is not at all the one she 'd anticipated-- due to the fact that as she quickly discovers, lies have a routine of multiplying ... Revised edition: This edition of Postcards from a Stranger includes editorial modifications.