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Bitter River

by Julia Keller

Part of the Bell Elkins Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month

Bitter River Synopsis

Bell Elkins returns in the devastating follow-up to Pulitzer prize winner Julia Keller's highly acclaimed A KILLING IN THE HILLS. Acker's Gap, West Virginia: a high-school student - sixteen, full of promise, and pregnant - is found murdered in a car at the bottom of the Bitter River. Her death devastates the community, but one among them must be responsible. Bell Elkins, Raythune County's prosecuting attorney, is determined to bring the killer to justice. But someone else has their own agenda. Amid the shadow of the Appalachian Mountains, another act of violence is about to strike. As Bell and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong work to uncover the truth, one thing is certain: no one can truly understand Acker's Gap until they are in the thick of it. Bell returned to her hometown to make a difference. But just how much is she willing to risk?

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Bitter River Press Reviews

A rare talent and a must read -- Karin Slaughter

 

A gripping, beautifully crafted murder-mystery -- Scott Turow

 

A remarkably written and remarkably tense debut. I loved it -- Dennis Lehane

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ISBN: 9780755392926
Publication date: 22/05/2014
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755392926
Publication date: 22nd May 2014
Author: Julia Keller
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Julia Keller

Julia Keller was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. The chief book critic for the Chicago Tribune, she has taught both creative and non-fiction writing at Princeton, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, and won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 2005.

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