The art of keeping secrets / Rachael Johns.

Little secrets grow up to be big lies... They've been best friends since their sons started high school together, and Felicity, Emma and Neve share everything... or so they thought. But Flick's seemingly perfect marriage hides a shocking secret which, with one word, threatens to destroy her and her...

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Main Author: Johns, Rachael,
Published: Don Mills, Ontario : Mira, [2017]
Edition: Revised text edition.
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Review by Library Journal Review

Felicity, Neve, and Emma have been friends since their kids started at the same private school. They were the "misfit moms," with Felicity working as a taxidermist, Neve as a makeup artist, and Emma as a travel agent. They told one another everything, or so they thought. When Neve books a trip to New York City with an ulterior motive, -Felicity and Emma come along to shop, sightsee, and more. But soon, Neve confesses her motive for the trip, Felicity reveals the cracks in her marriage, and Emma discovers the mystery behind her chronic headaches. Johns (Jilted; The Patterson Girls) returns with a novel that readers will want to devour in one sitting. She crafts a slow burn of unfolding mysteries in alternating chapters among the three friends. Neve's past comes back to haunt her; Felicity's future cracks owing to decisions beyond her control; and Emma's present and future collide as she receives devastating health news and grapples with inappropriate feelings for her boss. The women learn to live, and to forgive, doing whatever it takes to stay united as friends. VERDICT This is an excellent character-driven novel, perfect for fans of Elizabeth LaBan and Melissa DePino's Pretty Little World and Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies.-Erin Holt, Williamson Cty. P.L., -Franklin, TN © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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