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The Perfect Secret

(2020)
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She has a killer of a secret she's just dying to tell...

This page-turning, psychological suspense is a "twisted, diabolical web of deceit, manipulation, and murder that grips from the very first line," according to Samantha M. Bailey, #1 bestselling author of Woman on the Edge.

Everyone has secrets—some deadlier than others.

She was on cloud nine after accepting an offer of a lifetime. A simpler life than what she was accustomed to. What could go wrong?
 
Starla Bishop learned to survive in the foster-care-to-jail system in New York City. There she learned the tools and skills she put to work later to con jewel thieves, drug traffickers, and mobsters out their fortunes. Now fresh out of her latest stint in jail, she accepts a too-good-to-refuse offer—a perfect life on a silver platter.

Starla has everything she ever wished for: a simpler life, a normal life, a new start with new job, a straight job—as receptionist for Soil and Springs Landscaping run by a famous botanist. And it got even better—a whirlwind romance and engagement to her boss’s charming ex-husband.
 
But everything comes with a price. When bodies start turning up in the gardens of her employer, Soil and Springs Landscaping, Starla and her fiancé are hauled into jail for questioning. The revelation of Starla's secret, previous life and her special skills make her a prime suspect.
 
How much does Starla want the perfect life, and did she use her special skills to keep it,  or is this just her biggest con yet? The shocking truth is closer than anyone thinks?
 
Everyone has secrets, some worth killing for.

Read the latest novel by the NYT and USA TODAY Bestselling Author who also wrote THE PATIENT and THE MEMORY CHILD.

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Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Dark, twisted and packed full of suspense, with a protagonist you'll root for and creepy villains you'll love to hate, The Perfect Secret is a diabolical, masterfully told tale. Steena Holmes certainly knows how to grip her readers from the very beginning, and keeps them guessing until the satisfying end. I loved every page and this book isn't to be missed." - Hannah Mary McKinnon


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Used availability for Steena Holmes's The Perfect Secret

Paperback Editions

September 2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
ISBN: 1-987877-31-4 / 978-1-987877-31-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Sh Press Inc
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
ISBN: 1-987877-25-X / 978-1-987877-25-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: SH Press Inc
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

May 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
ISBN: 1-79977-105-9 / 978-1-79977-105-0
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon AU   


May 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
ISBN: 1-79977-106-7 / 978-1-79977-106-7
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Perfect Secret
Author(s): Steena Holmes
Publisher: SH Press Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU