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Maris Matherly-Reed is a renowned New York book editor, the daughter of a publisher and the wife of bestselling author Noah Reed. It's not often that an unsolicited submission tantalizes her, but a new manuscript with blockbuster potential inspires her to search for the elusive author. On an obscure island off the Georgia coast, amid the ruins of an eerie cotton plantation, she finds Parker Evans, a man determined to conceal his identity as well as his past. Working with him chapter by chapter, Maris is riveted by his tale of two friends who charter a boat with a young woman for a night of revelry . . . an excursion from which only one person returns. As the story unfolds, Maris becomes convinced it is more than just fiction. Disturbed about her growing attraction to Parker and gripped by a chilling suspicion about his novel's characters, she searches for the hidden truth about a crime committed decades ago. Then someone close to her dies while an evil presence looms even closer: a man who will use anyone -- and anything -- to get what he wants . . .
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019, c2001
Branch Call Number: FICTION BRO
Characteristics: 549 p. ; 21 cm


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Mar 16, 2020

this honestly is the first book i've read from Sandra where I had already guessed what was going on but her twist in the end in GA, I about fell over. Her plot twists are absolutely amazing and don't think for one minute you've figured it out because you'll find out in the end you haven't

Feb 11, 2019

The story kept my interest throughout. I knew almost from the beginning who was who. It was entertaining and there was one twist or revelation that I didn't see coming. For me, that's the fun of reading a story like this.

Feb 05, 2019

Wellllll I wasn't so thrilled with this storyline. Waiting 14 yrs to get revenge is a lot of wasted energy. I didn't enjoy this at all but curiosity got the better of me.

MKPeger Nov 23, 2014

One of the best books I have read this year.

Mar 29, 2012

Unusual and unpredictable. Good book.

Aug 11, 2011

Although I was a bit disappointed at the end, most of the book was amazing....very exciting and suspenseful!

Kate01 Aug 26, 2009

Great plot twists, keept me guessing the whole story.

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