Reviewed on Richard & Judy on Wednesday 16 July 2008.
Evocative, gripping and perfectly paced this crime thriller will have you engrossed whether you are on a sun lounger or on your commute to work. In a tight-knit community Adam Chase is banished for a murder he didn’t commit – but the prime witness for the defense was his stepmother. Five years later he is compelled to return but this sets in chain an unforeseen chain of events.
Going back is never easy ...Adam Chase has spent the last five years in New York
trying to forget. When he left North Carolina, Adam left for good. Now he has no
choice but to return -- and being remembered as a murderer doesn't
Within hours of arriving, Adam is beaten up, accosted and has to face the hostility of those closest to him, including Grace, the young woman he cannot forget. Nothing has changed. And then people start turning up dead.
For a man only just acquitted of murder, Adam's homecoming does not go well. And he has a dark streak, a history of violence. Everyone doubts.
No one trusts him. And as the past threatens to overshadow the present, Adam becomes the prime suspect for the new murders. He alone can clear his name ...
Closing date: 07/09/2018
Publication date: 16/06/2008
Publisher: John Murray General Publishing Division
|Publication date:||16th June 2008|
|Publisher:||John Murray General Publishing Division|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
John Hart was born in North Carolina, where he lives with his wife and two young children. He has degrees in French, accounting and law, and worked as a banker, stockbrocker and attorney before beginning his writing career. His first novel, The King of Lies, was an international bestseller.More About John Hart