Death from the Woods

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Welcome Rain, 2000 - Fiction - 279 pages
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Elise Andrioli had it all: she was managing a bustling movie theater, engaged to be married, surrounded by friends. But when a terrorist bomb shatters her world, leaving her blind, mute, and quadriplegic, she must be taken back to her family home near Paris.
Lately, life in this suburb has been less than tranquil - a series of grisly murders has shaken its residents. Young boys keep disappearing in the woods, only to be discovered days later, dead and horribly mutilated.
One morning, while waiting in her wheelchair outside a supermarket, Elise is approached by a strange little girl named Virginie, who confides to her that she was present when Death from the Woods murdered Michael, a little boy reported missing several days earlier. Later that afternoon, Michael's death is confirmed on the local news. All too soon, Virginie will inform Elise that she herself is a target.
Who is this girl, and how will Elise ever find her again? Why is someone trying to kill her? And how in the world is she going to convey what she knows to those around her?

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Read this a while ago but remember I read it quickly, it is a real page turner and what a fantastic idea! Is there any idea more creepy than a blind, mute quadraplegic experiencing threats and ... Read full review

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More 3 1/2 stars. A great thriller, except for the ending. This was too far fetched for me. But for the most part a book hard to put down. Read full review

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Aubert is widely considered to be France's most talented female thriller writer.

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