A stunning new stand-alone psychological thriller from bestselling author Lisa Unger.
A small towns secrets are exposed when a teenager goes missing in circumstances similar to another young girl's disappearance twenty years before.
'But how do you know he didn't hurt her?' Jones asks his wife, Maggie anguished when their son's girlfriend, Charlene, vanishes. Eerie parallels soon emerge between this disappearance and the abduction that shook their community years ago. Maggie can hardly believe that her husband, a police officer, suspects Ricky of causing Charlene's disappearance. Ricky is his father's son in all the most important ways and she suddenly realizes that might be exactly what Jones fears.
In a town where the past is always present, nobody is above suspicion, not even a son in the eyes of his father. Determined to uncover the truth, Maggie pursues her own leads into Charlene's disappearance and exposes a long-buried town secret-one that could destroy everything she holds dear.
This thrilling novel about one community's intricate yet fragile bonds will leave readers asking, How well do I know the people I love? and how far would I go to protect them?
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 2nd August 2010
Publisher: Random House Australia
Edition Number: 1