Review & Giveaway: One Tiny Secret by Adam Kunz

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Review & Giveaway: One Tiny Secret by Adam KunzTitle: One Tiny Secret
on May 16, 2013
Pages: 403
Format: eBook
5 Stars
Source: Reviewer Purchase

Just one tiny secret has the potential to ruin everything.

Being the daughter of the sheriff in a small town like Holden Ridge means that eighteen-year-old Danielle “Dani” Marks’ life is under constant surveillance. She’s made a habit of staying under the radar by being a floater among social circles at school, which has kept her out of trouble—until now.

After a missing persons case stirs up the entire town, Dani finds herself caught right in the middle of the scandal. When she’s labeled a possible suspect, things quickly go from bad to worse. The sudden return of her old flame, Parker Reed, manages to make her whole situation even more complicated.

When an elusive unknown person begins to blackmail Dani by threatening to reveal her deepest secrets, Dani refuses to play along. That is, until the person’s actions take a violent turn. Holden Ridge begins to lose its sense of quaint town security, and Dani is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Who can she trust when anyone around her could be a suspect?

One thing’s for certain though: Never underestimate the power of one tiny secret.

I thought I’d give myself half a day to compose myself to give this book the review it deserves. I’m still at a loss for words. I bought this book on sale because Raine Thomas would hype it like nobody’s business! I trust her judgement since her book is also amazeballs. Anyhoo…I’m also kind of a cover whore. I will buy a book solely based on the cover. Call me shallow. The thing that drew me in was the earrings she wears, skull and crossbones. I almost always wear some accessory or clothing with skulls. I had to get this book. It’s almost as if it were calling my name!

I’ll admit it was a slow start for me. I didn’t know where is was going to lead me. Once you get down to the good stuff, you’ll be hooked! I’m not usually the thriller type of gal unless it’s heavy on the romance. What can I say? I’m a romance junkie! This book did have romance in it but it wasn’t in your face. It was very tasteful. Sometimes I find that romance amongst teenagers isn’t written with the teen in mind. They’re impulsive little creatures and usually wear their heart on their sleeves.

Adam frickin’ nailed it with these characters! Dani…what can I say about this girl!? She is my kindred spirit! Any girl that refers to the bitches in school as the twat squad is awesome in my book! She was so likeable. She was snarky and downright hilarious. And Parker…you couldn’t help but love him despite all his faults. When push came to shove, he was there for Dani in a heartbeat.

I have a really bad tendency to look further down the page as I’m reading. I’m not kidding, it’s terrible. I had to physically hold my hand over the pages as I continued as to not spoil the thrill. One Tiny Secret was truly and exhilarating tale of WHODUNNIT? I would almost forget to breath and the anticipation was a nail biter! I’d try to follow the clues and was left with one big mind fuck. I had my suspicions but it made it seem like everyone was the suspect. I’m completely blown away.

ren

 

 

Sometimes I read books and get inspired to make something that reminds me of the book. I’ve made this skull and crossbones beaded fabric bookmark. Yes, that’s a mouthful. I’m going to give away this bookmark AND a red Converse shoe key chain. Each winner will be gifted a copy of One Tiny Secret from Amazon or  B&N.

Don’t judge by the crappy photo quality..it’s an iPhone photo lol

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  • Mike Bolter

    I like thrillers so long as the reader isn’t in on the secret before the main character! But really you had me at “twat squad”!

  • Debbie Szabo

    I love thrillers!!

  • Rita Luken

    I love thrillers, but i usually figure things out to soon..my family hates me cause when we watch suspense or thriller type shows, i have it figured out. Should have been a investigator 🙂

  • Autumn

    You know me. I LOVEEEEEEEEEEEE thrillers it is one of those genres that I just have to read. I want a thriller that will leave me going OMG not one of those sissy ones lmao. Thanks for the giveaway

  • Joseph A Hawkshaw

    I like thrillers their cool.

  • Diana Doan

    I’ve developed a weak heart, lol I can’t handle thrillers anymore 😛

  • Jaime Cross

    I love thrillers! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • I love thriller, it is the thing which develop interest in the book and makes you wanna read more and more…… 🙂