Her Last Secret

An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller
Author: Barbara Copperthwaite
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 1786812592
Category: Fiction
Page: 382
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‘WOW – I am absolutely blown away… this book really, really got under my skin. I feel slightly dizzy now and need a lie-down with a soft pillow and lots of chocolate.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘OMFG this is Barbara Copperthwaite’s best book yet!! … just blew everything else out of the water. Seriously. This book had me on edge…my poor nerves were shattered. Buy it, read it, love it!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Gripped from page one until the very end…A great rollercoaster of a story!! Wow, wow, wow!! Five stars!!’ Stardust Book Reviews Some secrets you can never tell. Everyone thinks the Thomases are the perfect family: grand London house, gorgeous kids. They don’t know wife Dominique is a paranoid wreck. They don’t know husband Ben is trapped in a web of deceit. They don’t know daughter Ruby lives in fear of the next abusive text. But someone knows all their secrets. Can the lies that bind them tear them apart? A gripping psychological thriller that will have you holding your breath until the very last page. Fans of Behind Closed Doors, Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will be hooked. See what readers are saying about Her Last Secret: ‘OMG… I was well and truly hooked… had me guessing right until the very end!… I am blown away. I cannot recommend this enough… without a doubt a must read’ Chelle’s Book Reviews ‘OH MY WORD! This is a fantastic read!...intense and terrifying…an absolutely gripping read. I was totally immersed…Outstanding, I highly recommend!’ Chat About Books ‘Thrilling and captivating! A tangled web of lies and secrets is masterfully woven in this psychological thriller…I was hooked right from page one… a big fat 5 stars from me, I totally recommend this book.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk ‘An enthralling read that draws you in the further you get into it whilst getting darker and darker. Totally jaw dropping stuff. Loved it’ By The Letter Book Reviews ‘Her Last Secret is a dark, unsettling and addictive read that will reel you in and keep you hooked from the very first page.’ Brew and Books Review ‘Shocking, breath taking, gripping and heart-breaking, at one point I was almost in tears. I absolutely loved this well-written, emotional roller coaster, the twists in the story keep you hooked, trying to work out what happened that night. Highly recommended.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime ‘I loved everything about this book from beginning to end… It's with books like this that I wish I could read faster than I do. A simply terrific read.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘This book absolutely consumed me from start to finish and even when I wasn't reading it i was thinking about it. It is totally gripping and there were so many twists my head was spinning – an absolutely fantastic read!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘What a book! I genuinely think this is one of the best books I've ever read, I sat and read it in one go. I couldn't guess how it was going to end and didn't anticipate the epilogue. A gripping page turner that had me in tears towards the end.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘I'm still open mouthed at the finale. It was so cleverly crafted…this book is compelling, unputdownable…if you are a fan of books that surprise you, then this is the book for you.’ Rachel’s Random Reads ‘This book had me gripped from the very first few pages…This really was a page turner - you are desperate to read more.’ Bookworms and Shutterbugs ‘Absolutely superb, she's only gone and done it again - did NOT want to put this book down!!’ Donna’s Book Blog

Their Last Secret: Discovered

Books Two and Three
Author: Carl Hansen
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1626755035
Category: Fiction
Page: 246
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Their Last Secret: Discovered is Book Two and the finale of this chapter in the series. People are on the run as the ski resort town reels from the mass murders. The killer escapes. The avengers, the hunter, the secret keeper, and the secret herself, regroup. The manhunt continues for the secret keeper as the body count rises. The hunter with deep pockets obsessively continues the search for the Ethiopian woman rumored to be thousands of years old, a woman the hunter suspects, her own grandfather rescued during WWII.

The Last Secret of Galileo


Author: Aristide Bergamasco
Publisher: Leone Editore
ISBN: 8863937443
Category: Fiction
Page: 140
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The microbiologist Rebecca De Cardinale is involved with Professor Spinelli and his assistant Alessandro Vinci in the search for the last missing book by Galileo, who says that the illustrious astronomer theorizes a link between epidemics and meteorite movements. The clues to finding the manuscript are contained in three letters by Galileo found by Spinelli, but when the professor disappears, Rebecca and Alessandro are charged with research, in a fast-paced fight against time to prevent a catastrophic epidemy from affecting all humanity.

The Last Secret of Fatima

The Revelation of One of the Most Controversial Events in Catholic History
Author: Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0385526954
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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With an introduction by Pope Benedict XVI and including information previously suppressed, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Bertone, definitively reveals and explains one of the most controversial events in twentieth-century Catholicism—the 1917 apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima. During World War I, three Portuguese children received a vision in which Mary, the Mother of Jesus, foretold great global turmoil. The first part of their vision—warnings about World War II, communism, and the spread of atheism—were widely publicized, but Vatican officials were hesitant to reveal the vision’s concluding images, thus creating the "secret" of Fatima. Speculation about this secret gripped many Catholics, and the aura of intrigue surrounding Fatima grew when the Church hierarchy barred the last surviving visionary from speaking publicly. In THE LAST SECRET OF FATIMA, Cardinal Bertone, the Vatican equivalent of prime minister and a top advisor to Pope Benedict, breaks the Vatican’s official silence on the last secret. Rather than Armageddon, he claims, the final prophecy envisaged the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II. Bertone argues the apparition at Fatima was a call to renewal for the Church, and he was assigned the task of promulgating this message by the Pope.

The Last Secret


Author: Lynn Sholes,Joe Moore
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738716308
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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In this riveting follow-up to The Grail Conspiracy, famed journalist Cotten Stone is at the top of her craft until one of her discoveries is proven to be a hoax. Without a steady job, credibility, or a shred of self-respect, the struggling reporter fades from the limelight. A year later at a famous Inca site, she unearths a crystal tablet that predicts the Great Flood and another final "cleansing" -- yet to take place -- to be led by the daughter of an angel. According to the Venatori -- an ancient society of spiritual warriors -- a series of these sacred tablets exist . . . and the last one holds the key to surviving Armegeddon. Racing to recover this last secret before the Fallen Ones, Cotten comes face to face with her terrifying destiny, a legacy to battle the Son of the Dawn until the End of Days.

The Last Secret

A Novel
Author: Mary McGarry Morris
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307451283
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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“There are few contemporary authors whose work can absorb readers so fully and with such immediacy that the line between character and reader begins to seem dangerously thin. Among these few is the brilliant Mary McGarry Morris.” –Los Angeles Times Mary McGarry Morris has been hailed as “one of the most skillful writers at work in America today” (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times). In The Last Secret, she tells the riveting story of Nora Hammond, a woman blessed with the perfect life: a charming husband, two bright teenage children, a successful career in the family’s newspaper business, and an esteemed role in the charity work of her New England town. But Nora’s comfortable existence threatens to unravel when she learns of her husband’s longtime affair–and when the specter of a sordid incident from her youth returns with terrifying force. Confronted by shame and betrayal, Nora suddenly feels dangerously alone. With no one to turn to, she becomes easy prey to a ghost from her past–the cunning, relentless Eddie Hawkins. A tautly told tale of psychological tension and chilling moral complexity, The Last Secret accelerates to a shattering conclusion as it explores the irreparable consequences of one family’s crimes of the heart. The Last Secret burnishes Mary McGarry Morris’s reputation as one of our most pro­digously gifted writers. From the Hardcover edition.

Their Last Secret


Author: Timea Tokes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781546556732
Category:
Page: 102
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They want to make each other happy. Yet their lives are filled with misery. Can they both have what they want? And at what cost? Will they survive their past? And what about the danger lurking in the shadows?

Manchmal lüge ich

Psychothriller
Author: Alice Feeney
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644402140
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Ich heiße Amber Reynolds. Drei Dinge sollten Sie über mich wissen: 1. Ich liege im Koma. 2. Mein Mann liebt mich nicht mehr. 3. Manchmal lüge ich.

Sarah's Last Secret


Author: Jack Trammell
Publisher: Hard Shell Word Factory
ISBN: 0759901538
Category: Fiction
Page: 216
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[General Fiction] How well do we really know the people who are closest to us? Jack Baird knows everything about his wife--or, so he thinks. One terrible secret, seemingly insignificant, is powerful enough to wreck a relationship, and possibly even end lives.

Sea Horses: The Last Secret

The Last Secret
Author: Louise Cooper
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141937300
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 176
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Tamzin is trying hard to come to terms with the loss of Moonlight, whom she now knows is the Blue Horse, the kind spirit who is trying to protect her. Although the evil spirit of the Grey Horse has been quiet for some time, Tamzin is inexplicably drawn towards a rocky outcrop just off the coast and goes out in a little boat to investigate. Soon she realises it is a trap and the Grey Horse has succeeded in capturing her in his den. Her blue talisman isn't powerful enough to summon up the Blue Horse, until she spots a small fragment of blue glass - the missing piece of her bracelet. The Blue Horse and the Grey Horse face each other for the final time while Tamzin tries desperately to escape. With the help of the Blue Horse, her friends and her Nan, Tamzin reaches safety and the spirit of the Grey Horse is recaptured forever. And much to everyone's surprise and delight, Moonlight returns, a pony once more.

The Last Secret Of The Temple


Author: Paul Sussman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 140704124X
Category: Fiction
Page: 720
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The bestselling, pulse-pounding archaeological thriller that's a must-read for all fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler. Jerusalem, 70 AD. As the legions of Rome besiege the Holy Temple, a boy is given a secret that he must guard with his life. Southern Germany, December 1944. Six emaciated prisoners drag a mysterious crate deep into a disused mine. They too give their lives to keep the secret safe - they are murdered by their Nazi guards. Egypt, Valley of the Kings, present day. A body is discovered among some ruins. It appears to be an open-and-shut case but the more Inspector Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor police uncovers about the dead man, the more uneasy he becomes. And his investigation turns out to be anything but routine. Khalifa doesn't know it yet, but he is on the trail of an extraordinary long-lost artifact that could, in the wrong hands, turn the Middle East into a blood bath. It's a dangerous path he's taking - and to make matters worse, he's not alone... From ancient Jerusalem, the Crusades, Cathar heretics and coded medieval manuscripts to the Holocaust, hidden Nazi treasure and the murderous present-day, The Last Secret of the Temple is a thrilling, rollercoaster ride of adventure in search of a two thousand year-old mystery and a pulse-pounding race against time.

Revanche

Der zehnte Fall für Bruno, Chef de police
Author: Martin Walker
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 3257608802
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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Martin Walkers Romane spielen im geschichtsträchtigen Périgord mit seinen herrlich trutzigen Burgen. Von einer davon, Commarque, brachen im Mittelalter die Tempelritter zu Kreuzzügen nach Jerusalem auf. Tausend Jahre später nimmt das einstige Morgenland eine späte Revanche in der Person einer jungen Archäologin, die bei den damaligen Eroberern einen sagenumwobenen geraubten Schatz sowie ein politisch höchst explosives altes Dokument zutage fördern will.

The Last Secret (Scarlet and Ivy, Book 6)


Author: Sophie Cleverly
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008218218
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 320
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Scarlet and Ivy are back at Rookwood school for what could be their final term... The sixth and final book in the SCARLET AND IVY series is perfect for fans of MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE.

The Spanish Bride

Signet Regency Romance (InterMix)
Author: Amanda McCabe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101572876
Category: Fiction
Page: 226
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“A delightful Regency read” (June Calvin) from one of Signet Regency Romance’s beloved authors, Amanda McCabe. Available Digitally For the First Time Six years have passed since Carmen Montero, a Spanish countess, and Peter Everdean, the Earl of Clifton, fell desperately in love on a Spanish battlefield. The two were blissfully married before a congregation of army tents and bursting cannonballs. But after a single night together, Carmen and Peter were separated during the chaos of wartime. Each believing the other dead, they survived the war—if survival is possible after losing one’s heart. Now, fate has reunited the soul mates—but pride and dark secrets stand in the way of recapturing the love they once shared… Amanda McCabe writes “Flawlessly crafted historical romance.”—Chicago Tribune Don’t miss Amanda McCabe’s Scandal in Venice and more of her Signet Regency Romances: Lady Rogue, The Star of India, The Errant Earl, available September 2012, The Golden Feather, available October 2012, One Touch of Magic, available November 2012, and The Rules of Love, available December 2012.

In Desperation


Author: Rick Mofina
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 1426888791
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Eleven-year-old Tilly Martin is dragged from her suburban bedroom. Her mother, Cora, pleads for mercy but the kidnappers are clear: if they don't get their $5 million back in five days, Tilly dies. If anyone contacts police, Tilly dies. Journalist Jack Gannon's estranged sister, Cora, disappeared without a trace decades ago. Now she is frantically reaching out to him for help. Cora tells him about the shameful mistakes she's made—but she guards the one secret that may be keeping her daughter alive. A twenty-year-old assassin, haunted by the faces of the people he's executed, seeks absolution as he sets out to commit his last murders as a hired killer. In the U.S. and Mexico, police and the press go flat out on Tilly's case. But as Gannon digs deeper into his anguished sister's past, the hours tick down on his niece's life and he faces losing a fragment of his rediscovered family forever.

Colossus: Bletchley Park's Last Secret


Author: Paul Gannon
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782394028
Category: Computers
Page: 300
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This is the last untold story of Bletchley Park. Using declassified information, Paul Gannon gives us a gripping account of the invention of the world's first true computer, Colossus. Uncover the secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers. In 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World war, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London began picking up messages in a strange new code. Using science, maths, innovation and improvisation Bletchley Park codebreakers worked furiously to invent a machine to decipher what turned out to be the secrets of Nazi high command. It was called Colossus. What these codebreakers didn't realize was that they had to fashion the world's first true computer. When the war ended, this incredible invention was dismantled and hidden away for almost 50 years. Paul Gannon has pieced together the tremendous story of what is now recognized as the greatest secret of Bletchley Park. 'Gannon's book contains a mass of utterly fascinating and largely unknown material about an immensely important wartime project, and is very welcome indeed.' - Brian Rendell, TES

Killing the Emperors


Author: Ruth Dudley Edwards
Publisher: Allison & Busby
ISBN: 0749013400
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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The outrageous and irrepressible Baroness (Ida 'Jack') Troutbeck, Mistress of St Martha's, has another cultural battle to win against the British Establishment: this time, against the horror of modern art, as demonstrated by the likes of Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst. But shortly after she enthusiastically announces this war to her close friends, Baroness Troutbeck is kidnapped. Panic spreads throughout the London art world when they realise nine more victims are missing, including a corrupted art critic and the famed curator Sir Henry Fortune. Could the perpetrator be a traditionalist with a grudge against contemporary art? Or perhaps the violent Russian billionaire Oleg Sarkovsky, an ex-protégé the Baroness insulted? As the art world, press and police all gleefully predict who might be next, Baroness Troutbeck's sidekick Robert Amiss and other loyal friends must work with Scotland Yard to find her. But can they reach her in time?

Every Last Secret

A Mystery
Author: Linda Rodriguez
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466802286
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
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Half-Cherokee Marquitta "Skeet" Bannion thought she was leaving her troubles behind when she fled the stress of being the highest-ranking woman in the Kansas City Police Department, a jealous cop ex-husband, and a disgraced alcoholic ex-cop father. Moving to a small town to be chief of a college's campus police force, she builds a life outside of her work. She might even begin a new relationship with the amiable Brewster police chief. All of this is threatened when the student editor of the school newspaper is found murdered on campus. Skeet must track down the killer, following trails that lead to some of the most powerful people in the university. In the midst of her investigation, Skeet assumes responsibility for a vulnerable teenager when her ex-husband and seriously ailing father wind up back on her hands. Time is running out and college administrators demand she conceal all college involvement in the murder, but Skeet will not stop until she's unraveled every last secret. In award-winner Linda Rodriguez, mystery fans will find a unique voice and a gifted storyteller.

Lawless


Author: Diana Palmer
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460330064
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Five years ago, Judd Dunn, a hard-edged Texas Ranger, put Christabel Gaines's father behind bars—where he belonged. But Judd's involvement in Crissy's life was far from over. With their jointly owned ranch on the verge of bankruptcy, Judd wed her in name only, promising to save their land and vowing to ignore the sexual tension between them. Now, just when Judd decides to release Crissy from their sham of a marriage, he is blindsided by a bloodthirsty foe who is setting the stage for unspeakable evil by preying upon Judd's greatest weakness—his wife. No longer a starry-eyed schoolgirl, Crissy's a smart, fearless woman with unfulfilled desires. And she will do anything in the name of love—including taking a bullet for her husband. With their very lives at stake, Crissy and Judd must confront their darkest demons, their new rivals and their deepest desires—and face up to a mutual destiny they cannot outrun.