by Jodi Picoult
Category: Fiction / General
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 21 August 2008
Number of pages: 512
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.
What the papers say:
'From beginning to end the story is full of surprises and gives both reader and reading group a great deal to think about.' -- newbooks magazine Jodi Picoult's novels often focus on lives turned upside down by some terrible event, and it's her way with the small emotional detail that makes them so rewarding -- Marie Claire Picoult fans will not be disappointed. There is the usual compulsive writing, the insight into family and colourful characterisation ... a pleasure to pick up, and impossible to put down -- Daily Express Another fascinating and engrossing read by Picoult -- Closer This is another cracker from Picoult -- Family Circle From beginning to end the story is full of surprises and gives both reader and reading group a great deal to think about. -- New Books Magazine
Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.
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