The monster storm "Bernardine" did more than devastate the tiny Gulf Coast community of Belle Ville.
It uncovered suppressed evidence that exonerates a man wrongly imprisoned for murder.
Twenty years ago Nell Jarreau identified Alvin "Pirate" DuPree as the murderer who killed her boyfriend right in front of her—and she later went on to marry the detective, now the police chief, who made the arrest. She and Clay raised a daughter and had a happy life—but now Pirate is free, leaving Nell haunted by doubt, guilt, fear . . . and troubling hints that a rot may be festering at her own family's core. For the sake of her sanity, her marriage, and the safety of those she loves, Nell must uncover the truth about a nightmare that will not end. But the search is leading her into twisting dark alleys she might never escape from . . . where a wild card ex-con waits in the shadows.
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Peter Abrahams is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-five books, including the Edgar Award-winning Reality Check, Bullet Point, and the Echo Falls series for middle graders. Writing as Spencer Quinn, he is also the author of the Chet and Bernie series—Dog on It, Thereby Hangs a Tail, and To Fetch a Thief. He and his wife live in Massachusetts with their dog, Audrey.
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Book Description William Morrow, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061137995
Book Description William Morrow, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. A novel of suspense. 297 pages. The man Nell helped convict has been exonerated and released from prison and she is consumed with guilt. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006658
Book Description Apr 08, 2008. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW.CASE-TB-54. Bookseller Inventory # 745463