Keep Quiet

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Macmillan, Apr 8, 2014 - Fiction - 352 pages
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New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award winning author Lisa Scottoline is loved by millions of readers for her suspenseful novels about family and justice. Scottoline delivers once again with Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man's split-second decision to protect his son - and the devastating consequences that follow.
Jake Buckman's relationship with his sixteen-year-old son Ryan is not an easy one, so at the urging of his loving wife, Pam, Jake goes alone to pick up Ryan at their suburban movie theater. On the way home, Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road, and Jake sees it as a chance to make a connection. However, what starts as a father-son bonding opportunity instantly turns into a nightmare. Tragedy strikes, and with Ryan's entire future hanging in the balance, Jake is forced to make a split-second decision that plunges them both into a world of guilt and lies. Without ever meaning to, Jake and Ryan find themselves living under the crushing weight of their secret, which threatens to tear their family to shreds and ruin them all.
Powerful and dramatic, Keep Quiet will have readers and book clubs debating what it means to be a parent and how far you can, and should, go to protect those you love.

 

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User Review  - DanielleMD - LibraryThing

It was a pretty interesting mystery/crime novel, however the dialog was, in places, painfully cheesy and unrealistic. The ending was way too fairy tale for my taste, but to each her own I suppose. It was ok for what it is. Read full review

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User Review  - Cherylk - LibraryThing

I was going through my books and came across this one. It has been a while since I have read anything by Lisa. So I decided to pick this book up and start reading it. Wow. I knew Lisa could write but ... Read full review

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LISA SCOTTOLINE is a bestselling and Edgar Award‚e"winning author. She has served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and her recent novel,Look Again, has been optioned for film. She is a weekly columnist forThe Philadelphia Inquirer and her columns have been collected in two books and optioned for television. She has 25 million copies of her books in print in the U.S. and has been published in thirty countries. She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets.

Nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as Captain Lewis Nixon in the Steven Spielberg produced mini-seriesBand of Brothers,Ron Livingston is an accomplished film and television actor recognized for his starring role in the beloved cult-hitOffice Spaceand for his work on such acclaimed series asBoardwalk EmpireandSex and the City.He narratedKeep Quietby bestselling author Lisa Scottoline.

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