Editor’s Note: We’re huge fans of bestselling author Kate Morton’s novels—and in particular how her books weave together different periods of time—taking her readers from prewar manor houses that are filled with secrets back to present day—seamlessly. There’s a mystery at the heart of all her books, often one that hinges on past and present. We were curious about the kind of novels she reads in her free time. It’s no surprise that Kate Morton’s favorite books are steeped in the spellbinding secrets of the past and the exciting revelations of the future.
And now, in her own words and from her own bookshelf, we are honored to share five of Kate Morton’s favorite reads.