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Little Secrets
Little Secrets | Jennifer Hillier
From the author of Jar of Hearts, a mother driven to the edge by the disappearance of her son learns her husband is having an affair with the woman who might have kidnapped him. Two hundred and forty seconds. Thats how long it took for someone to steal Marin Machado's four-year-old son. Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They're admired in their community and are a loving family. Up until the day Sebastian is taken. A year later, Marin is a shadow of herself. The FBI search has gone cold. The publicity has faded. She and her husband rarely speak. The only thing keeping her going is the unlikely chance that one day Sebastian reappears. She hires a P.I. to pick up where the police left off, but instead of finding him, she discovers that Derek is having an affair with a younger woman. Kenzie Li is an artist and grad studentInstagram famousand up to her eyeballs in debt. She knows Derek is married. She also knows he's rich, and dating him comes with perks: help with bills, trips away, expensive gifts. He isn't her first rich boyfriend, but she finds herself hoping he'll be the last. She's falling for himand that was never part of the plan. Discovery of the affair sparks Marin back to life. She's lost her son; she's not about to lose her husband, too. Kenzie is an enemy with a face, which means this is a problem Marin can fix. But as she sets a plan in motion, another revelation surfaces. Derek's lover might know what happened to their son. And so might Derek.
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veebib
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"Who would have thought that who you love and who you feel safe with might not be the same person?"

Chelsea.Poole Love this book. Great photo! 5d
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💯 page turner

Chelsea.Poole Yes it is!! 3mo
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MizzGraham
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Starting this one today. Has anyone read this? #jenniferhillier

deeannloso Loved it!! 5mo
MizzGraham @deeannloso That‘s great to hear. I‘m enjoying the adventure so far! 5mo
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alecia3dixie
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This one was pretty good, I enjoyed it and my heart was tugged on the way anything with child abduction does. There were a few times I was really frustrated with the book when it came to the mom. Also I think this book leads you to who the person is. It's not really a reveal more of like slowly guiding you to it. I still knew way before I think you were suppose to, but over all I enjoyed it. 4/5

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LiterallyLiterary
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A #pageturner if I ever read one. A devastating look into what happens when a child goes missing, into unrequited love, into what people will do for love, and into how relationships change. Marin just wants to find her son.

#thriller #abduction #loss #grief #adultery

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DebinHawaii
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Finished my library e-book hold on this one because I couldn‘t put it down. I don‘t think it‘s the author‘s best book & I was a but disappointed that I had most all the the twists figured out early on but this was a crazy ride anyway & kept me engaged & turning the pages. The secrets aren‘t little, they are HUGE & although empathetic to the MC‘s trauma of losing her son while shopping at Seattle‘s Pike Place Market, I did want to shake her A LOT!

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Andrea4
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I went into this only knowing the first chapter, and it took turns I did not expect! Even the "reveal" had me surprised.
I liked all the characters, all of them flawed, and depending on the lighting, "good" and "bad." Makes it hard to dislike anyone truly- Hillier does a good job with making a reader empathize.

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OwenB
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My first time reading this author as I was introduced to this book by an online review. A little departure from the books I'm used to and It started a little slow but I slowly got into this one. Some good twists and turns and I enjoyed the ending. Overall, a fun read.

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GirlWellRead
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BooksCoffeeNurse
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This is the best book I‘ve read in a while. ❤️ Jennifer Hillier produced a page turner with this one! Five bright shining stars! 📚🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 #recommendsday #love #pageturner #littlesecrets

Chelsea.Poole I recommend this one often as a good page-turner! 1y
BooksCoffeeNurse @Chelsea.Poole I loved it! 1y
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BooksCoffeeNurse
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Up next... I LOVED Jar of Hearts, so we shall see how this book measures up. 🥰📚💜💕

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I liked Jar of hearts more but a fun thriller nonetheless!

Jeannineth I agree! I can‘t wait to read more from this author. 1y
Jbakesmcgee3 For sure!!! She knows how to really get me hooked into a story! 1y
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This book kept me guessing all the way through. A Mom let‘s go of her sons hand for a few minutes and she never sees him again. Who did it and why?

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DrLReads
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The ending unravelled a bit and felt somewhat convenient, but otherwise, a speedy read.

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FantasyChick
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Another one I started earlier this month and managed to finally finish this weekend.

I feel this had a compelling start but I quickly lost my interest when it appeard to follow along more with the infidelity storyline and left the child abduction as a side line. Fortunately the last little bit saved this one and the last 100 or so pages kept me wide eyed!

#jumpstart2021 #bookspinbingo #NewYearWhoDis #joyousjanuary #slumpathon

TheLibrarian I‘m glad you ended up liking it! 1y
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Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1y
Lizpixie 🙌🙌 1y
Clwojick Apparently I read this last year.... but I don‘t remember anything bout it 🤦🏻‍♀️ 1y
FantasyChick @Clwojick I can see that. It's not exactly the most memorable 🤷‍♀️ 1y
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Maffeal
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Great book! Not my favorite by Jennifer Hillier but still so good. Didn‘t see the ending coming!

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FantasyChick
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It definitely isn't summer here 🥶🥶🥶 But if I'm going to grab anything for a #BeachRead it is going to be a thriller!

This one sounds intriguing and it's next up on my #NewYearWhoDis list since my hold expires in a few days 😬

#jumpstart2021 @Clwojick @Lizpixie

Clwojick This looks so familiar. I don‘t know if I‘ve seen it on cloud or if I‘ve read it already lol 1y
Lizpixie It‘s not much sunnier here either at the moment!🌧🌧🌧 1y
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vlwelser
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This was weirdly predictable but enjoyable. A woman loses her son in busy Pike Place Market days before Christmas and the novel is mostly about how she deals with that. And how her husband deals. And it's not pretty.

#BookSpinBingo square 15
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TheAromaofBooks Great progress!! 2y
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SailorJohn
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It is those who are closest to you that can hurt you the most.
Good writing and good plot. You won‘t much like any of the characters.
Sad book for anyone who has lost a child, regardless of how.

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AUDIOBOOKINGWITHLEAH
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I was hesitant to listen to this since I was one of the few people who didn't like Jar of Hearts by this author...it ventured way too far into the unbelievable for me. But this book really came through for me...it felt believable and by the end, I was really rooting for these broken people...well, maybe not all of them. I'm really glad I gave this one a go because it surprised me in the best way possible.

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Godpants
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Mehso-so

People have been giving this one pretty generous reviews. I was enjoying it until it went absolutely batshit crazy.

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Godpants
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I put a hold on this way back in April but cancelled my copy when I had no idea how long the library would be closed. Finally giving the audiobook a try today.

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Airykah13
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This one was good! A mom's son goes missing and a year and a half later she finds out her husband is having an affair. While she may have lost her son, she is not going to lose her husband too. The story alternates between Marin, the main character, and her husband's mistress.

This one had multiple storylines but they all ended up tying together at the end.

TW: talk of self-harm, suicide

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Clwojick
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Fair warning that I probably won‘t be the best at sharing my reviews in a timely manner this week thanks to work! 😜 Just know that I‘m still reading my little heart out and getting all the points for #TeamSlaughter while I can. ♥️

Here are some audiobook that I‘ve listened to yesterday and today.

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Rachel725
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Out of all the thrillers I‘ve read, this one had so much heart and depth of character. I loved the uniqueness of the story and the believable twists it had. Truly a standout amongst thrillers and suspense novels.

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WonderlandMind
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This thriller has my attention from the first chapter. I could not put it down. It was a great story with multiple points of view. I loved the writing style and the plot line. Highly recommend for thriller lovers!

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LiteraryinLawrence
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I finished my #bookspin book for September and it was really good! Surprising, well written, interesting characters... it all worked for me. This is my first book by Hillier but I‘d definitely consider reading her previous one or what she writes next. And now I get to fill out another square on my bingo board! @TheAromaofBooks

aperfectmjk I read that and really enjoyed it, but I REALLY enjoyed Jar of Hearts by her. 2y
Jemgirl2014 I loved this one! 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2y
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TerriGreen
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Little?? There are some pretty big secrets in this book! Great page turning twisty thriller that starts with a child abduction. Book 80 4⭐️

Tracyantoon This sounds so super twisty. Glad you liked it 2y
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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pareads
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This was a solid thriller! After Marin loses her 4-year old son and find out her husband is having an affair there are a lot of secrets and betrayals...but at about 80% you are hit with crazy twists and turns I did not see coming. Definitely recommend!
I also recently started a blog! ---> https://pareads.wordpress.com/
Check it out and give me a follow, I would love to connect with you over in the blog world!

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AvidReader25
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Compulsively readable. I couldn‘t put this one down. A woman‘s son is kidnapped, any parents‘ worse nightmare. What follows is a twisty novel about an affair & a whole lot of secrets. Someone spoiled the twist for me, but it hit the spot as a quick distracting read.

“That‘s what life is these days, isn‘t it? A series of slips & catches, mistakes & remorse, a constant juggling act of pretending to feel okay when all she wants to do is fall apart.”

pareads Just got this from the library! I'm looking for a good thriller. Glad you enjoyed it :) 2y
AvidReader25 @pareads It‘s definitely a good thriller! 2y
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jillannjohn
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Ever since March, I‘ve had a hard time focusing long enough to read. This held my interest and was a quick, dark, twisty read. My fav is Jar of Hearts but I definitely enjoyed this one.

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Hilary427
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Classic page turning thriller! Highly recommend!

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Chelsea.Poole
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Talk about a page-turner!! Also, some twists and thrills. I'd call this a perfect escape-read for summer. I don't want to get into the plot (because spoilers!), but the book opens with our MC's 4 year old son being abducted. From there things get intense. Read it in a day!

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Booknerd2
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So good. Full of twists and turns! Never saw it coming. 💜💜💜

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Hana321
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This is a psychological thriller surrounding Marin and Derek, a perfect couple with a perfect life, whose lives fall apart after their 4 year old son is abducted from the local marketplace right before Christmas. With no leads, the case goes cold and 16 months pass by. Riding a guilt rollercoaster, Marin is barely hanging on when she finds out her husband is having an affair. A heart wrenching thrill ride that questions who you can trust.

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I honestly thought this was going to be another typical thriller with a missing child but this one had a nice little twist to it. Of course I liked that it was set in Seattle and Portland since I live in the PNW. I love recognizing places in a book.

I was hooked from page one and had a great time reading it.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Reviewsbylola Your plants are adorable! 🌱 2y
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meowmeowd
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Little Secrets started out good — a celebrity stylist‘s perfect life is shattered after her son is kidnapped when she looks away for just a few seconds. What could be worse, right? In comes the psychological torture and her trying to keep it together. OK, good, we‘re set up for those little secrets to come out. Gimme! 🤗 Meh. 🥱 There are twists & revelations but it‘s just so convoluted and not believable. I didn‘t hate it but I expected more.

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TheLibrarian
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Birthday breakfast! Coffee, peanut butter chocolate dolce, and reading.

Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend!

Branwen That looks amazing! 😍 Happy Birthday! 🎉🎈🎁🎂💖 2y
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TheLibrarian
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Finally got the new outside furniture put together. Now I am getting some reading time in on this surprisingly beautiful day!

#weekendvibes

PurpleyPumpkin So gorgeous today. Enjoy!☀️📚 2y
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Traveler13
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This was good. Little secrets lead to big problems. This was a thriller that grew slowly but I just couldn‘t stop. So good. I‘m going to have to catch up on this author:

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••._.• 🌹 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 🌹•._.••⁣
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𝐋𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐬 by 𝐉𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐟𝐞𝐫 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐫 is a dark, disturbing, & sophisticated exploration of obsession, betrayal, greed, revenge, & grief. This gut-wrenching mystery, populated by morally ambiguous but empathetic characters, is sure to be on every list of 2020's best thrillers. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝘙𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘭 𝘳𝘦𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘸: https://tinyurl.com/y8cn8npt

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Tera0707
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I really enjoyed this book. The only thing that bugged me was the constant reminder that Marin and her husband were rich. Other than that, it was really good. And how everything came together at the end, with a twist here and a twist there... my mouth dropped open on one and my son started making fun of me lol.

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This was such an awesome thriller! I loved every word!
My full review is at:
https://shejustlovesbooks.com/2020/04/20/little-secrets-by-jennifer-hillier/

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Tiffiney
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I was sucked in right away and never lost interest! Great read 💜

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Jemgirl2014
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Wow! This is an amazing psychological suspense. Even though I figured out who was behind Sebastian's abduction early on into the story, the plot twists still blew my mind. Ms. Hiller is a master storyteller and I definitely have to read more from her. A++++++ rating!

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A suspenseful story about every mother‘s worst nightmare - their child being kidnapped. A little slow in some areas but I didn‘t guess the big plot twist at all!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #Netgalley #arc

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This book is everything I want in a thriller - I was completely hooked from the very beginning and there are some really solid twists (and not the cliched "been there done that" kind). I went in completely blind which is probably the best way to go (don't even read the blurb!), especially if you read and loved Jar of Hearts like I did. I'm definitely not doing the book justice but I also don't want to ruin anything - just know that IT'S SO GOOD.

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Jeannineth
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What would you do if your child was taken from a busy marketplace? Terrified! Jennifer Hillier‘s Jar of Hearts was a favorite of mine last year. Little Secrets starts out with a bang.

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