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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (491 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kimberla Lawson Roby Narrator: Cherise Boothe Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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. Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Audrey | 2/19/2014

    " The deep dark secret was that this woman was crazy. Which was easy to figure out at the begining. I guess there was one more secret which I won't give away. This is not one of Ms. Roby's better books. My book club picks one of her books every year so I had to read this one for the club. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Linda Naylor | 2/17/2014

    " I love this author! I try to read all of her books. This one really take you inside of a child's world ........ "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nikk | 1/28/2014

    " This book was just okay. First I'm not sure if it's written for an adult audience. I think that Roby attempted to convey a message to young people that sexual abuse is not normal and not ok however I didn't get a clear understanding of what she was trying to tell the reader about what to do in the case that it is happening to them. If I were a child being abused and read this book, in the end I would still be questioning, should I tell or shouldn't I tell. The book was very rushed, I wish the characters had been developed more and I really disliked how Roby keep illustrating scenes of Jillian being abused. I think there is a creative way to get the message across of what was happening to her without detailing it so much throughout the book. Last but not least it was way too predictable. I was able to figure the book out in the first few paragraphs. Definitely not one of her better books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Nnenna | 1/27/2014

    " Not a realistic depiction of child abuse from a child's perspective. And the story became too predictable. Not recommended. "

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