Sunday, May 5, 2013

"When A Secret Kills" by Lynette Eason

$14.99 Paperback

About the book: In the spine-tingling conclusion to her explosive Deadly Reunion series, Lynette Eason once again treats readers to a tale of secrets that need to be told and dangers that need to be faced.

Investigative reporter Jillian Carter knows it’s time to put the past to rest. She’s tired of looking over her shoulder, letting a killer go free. She’s no longer the scared kid who changed her name and disappeared. Now, no matter what the cost, Jillian must do what she is trained to do—ferret out the truth and expose it. Senator Frank Hoffman committed murder ten years ago—and Jillian watched it happen.

Didn’t she?

Not even the enigmatic and attractive Colton Brady, her ex-boyfriend and nephew of the killer, will be able to make her leave this alone. Get ready for a ride that will make you afraid to be home alone.

My thoughts: Exciting suspense. Secrets. Lynette Eason's When A Secret Kills brings it all to the table and you leave satiated but wanting more. After reading the second book in the Deadly Reunion Series: When A Heart Stops, I knew I wanted more. So when the opportunity to read When A Secret Kills came my way, I jumped at the chance. I just wish I had read book one in the series. (Maybe at a later date)

The story opens with Julian Carter returning to her hometown that she left 10 years prior.  She has disguised herself with straightened, dyed hair and colored contacts; but she soon finds out that she has not slipped in unaware. Someone tries to silence her with a deadly knife in the airport. She escapes, but soon has to share her secret with the one person she feels most unsafe sharing it with.

Danger and death seem to chase Julian at every turn and every moment. She fears for herself and those around her but believes and is determined to find a killer from 10 years prior.  For that, you see, is her secret.

Set in Columbia, SC, it doesn't read like a super sweet "Southern" novel. It reads like fast paced suspense that will keep you on edge and you will be compelled to continue reading until you turn the last page.

The story has characters whose lives are directed by their strong faith in God, and some whose faith is weak or none existent. I found this an exciting, enjoyable read and one that I can heartily recommend.

DISCLOSURE: I was provided a complimentary copy by Revell a Division of Baker Publishing in exchange for my honest review. Opinions expressed a

About the author: Lynette Eason is the bestselling author of several romantic suspense novels, including When the Smoke Clears, When a Heart Stops, and the Women of Justice series. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. She has a master’s degree in education from Converse College and she lives in South Carolina. Find out more at


  1. We have Lynette's books in the Church Library.
    I did not read the review because I have not read the book but looking forward to doing so soon.
    Thanks for a fantastic webpage!
    Janet E.


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