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Griffyn Ink, 2012 - Fiction - 397 pages

It turns out Jason's brother didn't die when their childhood home burned... it's been twenty-five years. Is Daniel still alive?

Thriller readers will love this page turner from a USA Today bestselling author.

Jason Mondy’s world is unraveling. He’s frustrated with his job. And his most recent girlfriend has just walked out on him. Even a simple trip home to find some rest leads his adoptive mother to share a stunning secret she’s kept for over twenty-six years . . . Jason has a brother he doesn’t remember existed.

Desperate and uncertain, Jason can only watch as one by one the pieces of his life fall like dominoes. The more he uncovers, the more everything he thought he knew about himself and his past begins to turn to ash. His truth isn’t true at all . . .

Winner: Beverly Hills Book Awards for Best Fiction and Best Suspense 2013 Finalist: USA Best Book Awards for Mystery/Suspense 2012 Finalist: Indie Excellence Award for Suspense 2013 Finalist: Ben Franklin Award for Mystery/Suspense 2014


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AJ Scudiere lives in a world where texture reigns supreme. Whether it's air or virus or even location, it can be felt and smelled. At heart a biologist and avid student, AJ writes about the possibilities that keep us up late at night. The dark writer lives outside Nashville in an idyllic setting full of wildlife and open spaces.

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