A New York Times bestseller and winner of the UK's John Creasey Award for Debut Crime Novel of the Year 'Mesmerizing.
Intensely felt and beautifully told' New York TimesOne Sunday nine-year-old Jess Hall watches in horror as his autistic brother is smothered during a healing service in the mountains of North Carolina. Wiley Cash uses this haunting image - inspired by a horrific true event - to spin us into a spellbinding, heartbreaking story about cruelty and innocence, and the failure of faith and family to protect a child.
This is a novel thick with stories and characters connected by faith, infidelity, and a sense of hope that is both tragic and unforgettable.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/03/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780552778206