By: Helen Victoria Stone
Publisher: Lake Union
Publication Date: 03/23/2021
My Rating: TBR (ARC)
A razor-sharp novel of suspense about the lies families tell—and those we choose to believe—by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Jane Doe.
Lauren Abrams wants nothing to do with her damaged mother, whose spurious testimony sent Lauren’s father to prison for murder years ago. After a serial killer’s confession to the crime restored justice, Lauren chose to live with her father and grandmother. Now an adult, Lauren has come home to the Sacramento family estate for good, her mother’s lies be damned…
It’s been decades since Donna made her cheating boyfriend pay, but she hasn’t forgotten the past. She knows her estranged daughter has made a terrible mistake by returning to the estate. There’s more to the story of the welcoming old homestead—and her childhood—than Lauren knows.
As Lauren settles in, she is haunted by the questions of what really happened with her father, what her mother might be hiding, and what secrets the family ranch holds. It’s getting so dark, Lauren may not be able to see the truth to save her life.
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About the Author
Victoria Helen Stone is the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Jane Doe, which has been optioned by Sony Pictures Television, and Problem Child, as well as the critically acclaimed thrillers False Step; Half Past; and Evelyn, After. Formerly writing as USA Today bestselling novelist Victoria Dahl, she is originally from the Midwest but now writes from an upstairs office high in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. After a career in romance that included winning the American Library Association’s prestigious Reading List Award, Victoria turned toward the darker side of fiction. For more on the author and her work visit www.victoriahelenstone.com.