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A Deep Dark Secret Audiobook

A Deep Dark Secret

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby has won adoring fans for her Rev. Curtis Black series, which includes Recorded Books' audio presentation of The Best of Everything.

In A Deep Dark Secret, a seemingly perfect 12-year-old girl harbors a terrible secret - one that threatens to tear her world apart. Convinced that her friends and family, including her mother, won't understand and will even blame her, Jillian keeps silent, enduring her pain, hoping that things will improve. But the problem only worsens. Just when things look bleakest, however, Jillian finds a surprising inner strength, and the power to hope may just be what saves her.

©2009 Kimberla Lawson Roby; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"Powerful....An intense gem in an authentic voice." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Cocosweet 12-27-09
    Cocosweet 12-27-09
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    "Awesome"

    This book was very interesting.....I enjoyed it highly recommended.

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    Victoria Chicago, IL, USA 10-30-09
    Victoria Chicago, IL, USA 10-30-09 Member Since 2006
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    "excellent"

    I was scared I would not this book but it was excellent!!!!!

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    renoj Galveston, TX, United States 06-21-12
    renoj Galveston, TX, United States 06-21-12
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    "HEARTBREAKING!!!!!"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No, Not unless you can take the pain of hearing a story about a helpless scared child being sexually abused by someone who is suppose to love and protect her, also it was really graphic.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I LOVED when Jillian's mother started kicking the SOB till he passed out....


    Could you see A Deep Dark Secret being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Yes, sure it would be similar to the movie Precious. Who cares who the star should be I would never watch it.


    Any additional comments?

    This book was actually well written and the narrator was excellent but the thing that I just couldn't bare was the story and how real it was, so if you love reading KLR books she is still one of the best out. But I wish I never bought this audible. Even being someone who has never been through anything like that, it still piss me off knowing there are people out in the world like the Dad in this story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    bianca United States 05-05-12
    bianca United States 05-05-12
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    "Memorable!!!"
    Where does A Deep Dark Secret rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

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    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Deep Dark Secret?

    I loved when jillians mother believed her and comforted her unlike Nicky's mother.


    Which character – as performed by Cherise Boothe – was your favorite?

    Jillian


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book made me cry alot.


    Any additional comments?

    I think that the narrator did a very great job telling the story. I love anything by Kimberla Lawson Robey. She is one of my favorite authors.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Karlesha Memphis, TN, United States 08-23-10
    Karlesha Memphis, TN, United States 08-23-10
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    "Ok"

    It was ok for me. It was very predictable. I think I may have expected more from this author, but oh well. It was not the worst book I have listened to.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sharonda 04-26-17
    Sharonda 04-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "loved it"

    I really enjoyed this book, it open my eyes to why child sometimes behave a certain way. Igrew up with a girl loike Nikka

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    Veloney J Jadk 02-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "omg"

    i can so relate to this book. but im happy that tje author brought awareness

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    T Robinson Kent, WA 10-13-15
    T Robinson Kent, WA 10-13-15 Member Since 2015

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    "true to life story, unfortunately"

    wonderfully written story of an all too sad and dark truth..an inside look into a innocent girl's 5 year nightmare

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    Amazon Customer 07-30-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Book"

    This book was hard to listen to but much needed. It was nicely written and narrated.

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    Shirley Stewart 10-19-14 Member Since 2017
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    "I cried so much, "

    I cried so much I was so upset with that know good ass man, but the book is a very good book.

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