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Jar of Hearts

By Jennifer Hillier
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Publisher Description

Nationally Bestselling Author!

* Winner - Best Novel, 2019 ITW Thriller Award * Authors on the Air Network - Thriller of the Year 2018 *
Finalist - Anthony Award for Best Novel * Finalist - Macavity Award for Best Novel * MysteryTribune Ten Women Mystery and Thriller Writers You Should be Reading * Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best of 2018 * Bustle’s Best Thriller 11 Authors Read This Year * CrimeReads’ 20 Best of 2018 * Writer Types Podcast Favorite Books * LitReactor Best Books of 2018 * CrimeReads Favorite Crime Books of the Year * BOLO Books Top Reads of 2018 * SouthFlorida.com Best Mystery Novels of 2018 * Suspense Magazine Best of 2018 - Mystery/Thriller category

"Jar of Hearts grabs you by the throat! The perfect blend of riveting characters, chilling details, and gasping twists in this standout thriller will keep you frantically reading until the explosive end.” – Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind You

This is the story of three best friends: one who was murdered, one who went to prison, and one who's been searching for the truth all these years . . .

When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace. Nobody ever suspected that her best friend, Georgina Shaw, now an executive and rising star at her Seattle pharmaceutical company, was involved in any way. Certainly not Kaiser Brody, who was close with both girls back in high school.

But fourteen years later, Angela Wong's remains are discovered in the woods near Geo's childhood home. And Kaiser—now a detective with Seattle PD—finally learns the truth: Angela was a victim of Calvin James. The same Calvin James who murdered at least three other women.

To the authorities, Calvin is a serial killer. But to Geo, he's something else entirely. Back in high school, Calvin was Geo's first love. Turbulent and often volatile, their relationship bordered on obsession from the moment they met right up until the night Angela was killed.

For fourteen years, Geo knew what happened to Angela and told no one. For fourteen years, she carried the secret of Angela's death until Geo was arrested and sent to prison.

While everyone thinks they finally know the truth, there are dark secrets buried deep. And what happened that fateful night is more complex and more chilling than anyone really knows. Now the obsessive past catches up with the deadly present when new bodies begin to turn up, killed in the exact same manner as Angela Wong.

How far will someone go to bury her secrets and hide her grief? How long can you get away with a lie? How long can you live with it? Find out in Jennifer Hillier's Jar of Hearts.

280 Reviews

Anxious Face with sweat“It’s a solid 4 stars for me. I absolutely Loved how this story was unfolding! It kept me hooked! It fwas fast paced, a page turner for sure. If you love thriller, I would most definitely recommend!”
Multi-layered charactersFast-pacedThrillingHeartbreaking
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“Wow…amazing read! So many twists and turns, it kept me on my toes until the very end. Definitely recommend for a good suspense story that you won’t want to put down!”
Characters change and growMulti-layered charactersEasy to readAddictiveSuspensefulTwistyUnpredictableHauntingDark
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“Realllllly loved this one!! All the twists were great and I was 76% into it before I started piecing it together - great writing! Jennifer Hiller is one of my new favorites”
Morally ambiguousAddictiveTwistyDark settingHauntingDark
Anxious Face with sweat“this ENDING!!!!!!! the son between the two of them, her having the gun didn’t make a LOT of sense to me but wow at the end it sure did”
Morally ambiguousConciseEasy to readSuspensefulThrillingTwistyUnpredictableDark settingDescriptiveSerious
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“This book kept me on my toes till the very end!”
Multi-layered charactersConciseEasy to readSuspensefulTwistyUnpredictableDescriptiveDark

About Jennifer Hillier

JENNIFER HILLIER was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, lived in the Seattle area for years, and has just moved back to Toronto with her husband and son.

Jennifer is the author of Wonderland, Creep, and Jar of Hearts.

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