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Keep Quiet

ISBN-10: 1250010101

ISBN-13: 9781250010100

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lisa Scottoline

List price: $15.99
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"New York Times" bestselling and Edgar Award winning author Lisa Scottoline is loved by millions of readers for her suspenseful novels about family and justice. Scottoline delivers once again with "Keep Quiet," ""an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man's split-second decision to protect his son - and the devastating consequences that follow.Jake Buckman's relationship with his sixteen-year-old son Ryan is not an easy one, so at the urging of his loving wife, Pam, Jake goes alone to pick up Ryan at their suburban movie theater.  On the way home, Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road, and Jake sees it as a chance to make a connection. However, what starts as a father-son bonding opportunity instantly turns into a nightmare. Tragedy strikes, and with Ryan's entire future hanging in the balance, Jake is forced to make a split-second decision that plunges them both into a world of guilt and lies. Without ever meaning to, Jake and Ryan find themselves living under the crushing weight of their secret, which threatens to tear their family to shreds and ruin them all. Powerful and dramatic, "Keep Quiet" will have readers and book clubs debating what it means to be a parent and how far you can, and should, go to protect those you love.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 3/10/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Lisa Scottoline was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 1955. She earned an undergraduate degree, and graduated magna cum laude in three years from the University of Pennsylvania, in 1976. Her B.A. degree was in English with a concentration in the Contemporary American Novel. She then graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1981, where she served as an Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Scottoline's writing career began with her first novel, Everywhere That Mary Went, published in 1994 by HarperCollins Publishers. The novel became a bestseller and was nominated for the Edgar Award, the most prestigious award given in crime fiction, awarded by the Mystery Writers of America. All of her books draw on her experience as a trial lawyer. Scottoline is a native of Philadelphia and she still lives in the same area with her family today. Her title Come Home made the New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. Accused made the New York Times Best Seller List for 2013. Keep Quiet made the New York Times Best Seller List for 2014.