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All the Little Pieces

by Jilliane Hoffman

Books with reviews by our Reader Review Panel Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Family Drama Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on All the Little Pieces

All the Little Pieces should come with a warning label: this is not a light easy read, it’s disturbing, sad, unsettling and… addictive. You are launched straight into the terrified thoughts of a young woman scrambling, crawling and battling for her life, then with a startling change of direction you find yourself sitting in a car with Faith as she drives herself and her four year old daughter home through a storm. You feel the beginning of this novel has set the stage for an inevitable journey, however the road taken by the author leads to unexpected stops and diversions. Hoffman maintains a bitingly taut tension through out, there is a harsh rawness and a feeling of sad reality that lingers as you turn the pages. If you believe in fairytales and everyone living happily ever after, perhaps best not to read this different and breathtakingly chilling book. ~ Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

All the Little Pieces Synopsis

She could have stopped an awful crime. She could have saved a life. She tried to forget about it. But now, the truth is out. The terrifying new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Retribution and Pretty Little Things. GIRLS ARE DISAPPEARING IN PALM BEACH COUNTY Prostitutes, strippers - girls who don't have a loving home to miss them, who disappear through the cracks. DETECTIVE BRYAN NILL CAN'T PROVE IT'S A SERIAL KILLER He just knows it in his gut. But without a witness, he's got nothing. FAITH IS FEELING GUILTY She's tried to put that night out of her mind - the girl's face pressed to the window, begging for help. She's tried telling herself she was right to keep the door locked. BUT SHE WASN'T THE ONLY ONE IN THE CAR When Faith's four-year-old daughter identifies the girl on the news, Detective Nill gets his witness. And Faith's life starts to unravel.

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All the Little Pieces Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

  • Fiona Rothery - 'This is an excellent thriller with all the components needed to make it a compelling page turner.'
  • Joan Sidwell - 'A brilliant read, atmospheric and menacing, great characterisation, particularly the detective, Bryan Nill, highly recommended.'
  • Edel Waugh - 'This was a gruesome and terrifying story that caused real unease and discomfort while reading it and the ending, oh my!! I recommend this for all thriller book lovers out there.'
  • Suzanne Marsh - 'So much happens in this unputdownable thriller, your heart will keep pounding throughout!' 
  • Maxine Broadbent - 'Much more than the usual serial killer thriller...This is a genuinely fast moving, exciting book with so many interweaving threads it is impossible to guess what will happen next.  I highly recommend it.'
  • Melanie Rose - 'Gripping page-turner...It shows how easy it is to make the wrong decision and how it can spiral into something you could never imagine.'
  • Cleo Bannister - 'This is a superb thriller, well-written with a great array of characters. The tension is there from the start but ratchets up to unbearable levels as the story progresses to its satisfying conclusion.'
  • Linda Benner - 'Gruesome, chilling, haunting. I have never read a book quite like this before. I couldn't wait to turn the page, yet at the same time I dreaded turning the page.'
  • Carol Peace - 'This is a great read and I found my opinion on Faith changing at every turn but also questioning 'would I have opened the car door?' I wonder whether you would?'
  • Sheila Dale - 'As an avid fan of Julianne Hoffman's previous books I was rather disappointed in this one. I didn't find the main character sympathetic or believable.'
  • Maureen Gourlay - 'Gripping storyline...Julianne Hoffman has crafted a great read, provoking the reader to wonder what they would have done in Faiths position.'
  • Victoria Goldman - 'This is a roller coaster read - an enjoyable mixture of dramatic courtroom drama, psychological thriller and crime novel. I read it in one sitting, but was slightly let down by the ending.'
  • Phylippa Smithson - 'If you like ‘full on’ American lifestyle writing, blended into a fast-paced thriller, then this is one for you.  It won’t win awards and it may grate, but it is readable.'

All the Little Pieces Press Reviews

Praise for Jillianne Hoffman: 'Guaranteed to follow in the bestselling footsteps of Cornwell, Reichs and Slaughter
Guardian

'Gripping, well-crafted suspense...a belter of a book'
Sunday Express

'Hoffman writes like an angel. Outstanding'
Independent on Sunday

'The plot twists and turns and the tension never flags'
Daily Express

'Hugely readable'
Daily Mirror

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780007311729
Publication date: 28/07/2016
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007311705
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007311729
Publication date: 28th July 2016
Author: Jilliane Hoffman
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Genres: Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Jilliane Hoffman

Jilliane Hoffman began her professional career as an Assistant State Attorney prosecuting felonies in Florida from 1992 to 1996, with special assignments to the Domestic Violence Unit and the Legal Extradition Unit. Through 2001, she was the Regional Legal Advisor for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), advising more than one hundred special agents on criminal and civil matters in complex investigations involving narcotics, homicide, and organized crime. Originally from Long Island, New York, she presently resides in South Florida with her husband and two children. Author photo © Zander Brant

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