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The Heat of the Moon * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -: Parshall, Sandra The Heat of the Moon * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -: Parshall, Sandra

The Heat of the Moon * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -

Parshall, Sandra

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ISBN 10: 159058256X / ISBN 13: 9781590582565
Published by Poisoned Pen Press, AZ., 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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TRUE FIRST Edition, FIRST Printing, with publishers full number line present. * SIGNED * by author (signature only) on title page. (There is a later printing issued by Robert Hale publishers, same year.) This is a FLAWLESS volume in same condition unclipped dust jacket. Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 002405

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Title: The Heat of the Moon * SIGNED * - FIRST ...

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press, AZ.

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Young veterinarian Rachel Goddard's world begins to crumble when a client rushes into the animal hospital with a basset hound struck by a car during a thunderstorm. The dog owner's terrified tot, drenched with rain, loses sight of her mother in the flurry of activity and screams, "Mommy! I want Mommy!" Instantly Rachel is hurled back in time to a day in her own childhood when her baby sister Michelle uttered the same cry while thunder crashed and rain poured down on them. The unearthed memory feels like a fragment from a nightmare, and Rachel doesn't understand its meaning or the anguish it stirs up in her.
When she seeks answers she learns nothing from Michelle or from Judith, their loving but manipulative mother. Judith is a psychologist who is only too happy to have her adult daughters still living in her elegant Tudor house outside Washington, DC. But their apparently serene home is a house of secrets where Judith's unspoken rules forbid questions about the family history or the daughters' long-dead father. As more baffling memories surface, Rachel begins to suspect that nothing about her family is what it seems. Fighting her mother's attempts to control her, Rachel embarks on a quest that takes her deep into her own memory as well as halfway across the country. The heartbreaking truth she uncovers will shatter her world and force her to make an unthinkable choice.
The Heat of the Moon is Sandra Parshall's first novel.

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Sandra Parshall grew up in South Carolina and has worked as a reporter on newspapers in South Carolina, West Virginia, and Baltimore. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, a long-time Washington journalist, and three cats.

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