When true crime writer Jackson Kinley returns to his home town to bury his friend, law officer Ray Tindall, he becomes personally involved in an old town legend, and a crime that was supposedly solved long ago
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"In [his] previous novels...Cook has shown himself to be a writer of poetic gifts, constantly pushing against the presumed limits of crime fiction.... In this fine new book, he has gone to the edge, and survived triumphantly."
--Charles Champlin, Los Angeles Times Book Review
"A highly satisfying story, strong in color and atmosphere, intelligent and exacting."
--The New York Times Book Review
winner Thomas H. Cook has earned acclaim and a growing legion of fans for his brilliantly styled, intensely evocative thrillers. Now, in his most seductive suspense novel yet, he draws us into a world of love, betrayal, and murder from which one man can find no escape.
"It's better to know, don't you think?... No matter what the cost?"
Forty years ago in Sequoyah, Georgia, Charles Overton was sentenced to die for the murder of a young woman, even though her body was never found. But the prosecution had all the ammunition it needed: a blood-stained dress and a jury out for vengeance....
Now true-crime writer Jackson Kinley is coming home to grieve for an old friend. But Sequoyah sheriff Ray Tindall's death has left many questions: Why had he reopened the Overton case... and then, without explanation, shut it down? What was he looking for? And what did he find that h
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Book Description Putnam Adult, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0399136681
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