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Signet, 1999 - Fiction - 435 pages
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After surviving the most horrifying ordeal of her life, a woman flees with her son to the safety of a small California town. But her refuge is shattered when her son disappears, plunging her and an ex-cop into a hunt plagued by deception and danger. This "tour de force" attracted critical acclaim and is an alternate selection of the LG and Doubleday Book Club. Book includes author discussion of rape and recovery.

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Edgar Award finalist North returns with this troubling story of a young woman, left comatose and pregnant after a brutal attack, who must confront her past when the son born of that attack, now 13 ... Read full review


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Darian North is the author of three previous bestselling suspense novels, Thief of Souls, Bone Deep, and Criminal Seduction. A native of California, North currently lives in New York.

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