When a plot of land is being developed in Vermont against the will of a local Native American tribe, strange things begin to happen - and Ross Wakeman, a paranormal investigator, is asked to get involved. He's a desperate drifter who's taken up ghost hunting in an effort to cross paths again with his fiancee, who died in a car crash eight years ago, but he has yet to experience anything even remotely paranormal. Then Ross meets Lia . . . As a seventy-year-old murder case is reopened, a shocking secret about a crime of passion long past is revealed.
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Impossible to put down and stayed in my mind long after I had finished (Observer)
High quality plotting and suspenseful pacing on every page (Saga)
Superb, many-stranded and grimly topical . . . Picoult binds together precarious alliances with sensitivity, giving depth to characters without losing pace. Inhabited by contradictory, flawed individuals, this novel draws suspense, moral complexity and a stunning final twist out of what initially seemed a monochrome situation (The Times)
Compelling, surprising and entertaining (Heat)
Is it cruel or humane to judge that some lives are simply not worth living? Number One bestseller Jodi Picoult's compelling novel brings the issue vividly to life.
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- PublisherHodder Paperbacks
- Publication date2008
- ISBN 10 0340897260
- ISBN 13 9780340897263
- Number of pages512