Shadow Creek

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Simon & Schuster, Limited, Jan 3, 2013 - Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) - 384 pages
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In Brooklyn, Val waits for her soon-to-be ex-husband, Evan, to pick up their daughter, Brianne, for their Adirondacks excursion, along with his new fiancée. When Evan phones to say he's been delayed, he asks Val to drive Brianne to the hotel. Val secretly hopes to learn more about his relationship with his fiancée and to keep their daughter from forming too close a bond with the younger woman who might be her replacement.
After Evan confirms he is tied up at work, Val decides they'll all go camping and manages to persuade her reluctant companions. No one is yet aware of the brutal murders that have taken place only a few miles away. Eventually campers and killers collide, secrets are revealed, and lives are changed forever.

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User Review  - Kristal - Goodreads

I didn't find this to be a very satisfying read. I liked the characters and I thought the premise was creepy and rife with potential but the story never really gained any momentum right until the end ... Read full review

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I've read several Joy Fielding books over the years, and this is one of the ones I like best. Through a series of steps Fielding makes believeable, main character Valerie abandons her birthday weekend ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Author and actress Joy Fielding was born in Canada in 1945. She received a BA in English literature from the University of Toronto in 1966. While a student, she focused on acting and was one of four stars in a student movie, Winter Kept Us Warm. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and appeared on Gunsmoke. Her first book, The Best of Friends, was published without an agent. She has written numerous novels since then including Don't Cry Now, The Deep End, The Other Woman, Missing Pieces and Now You See Her. The Periodical Distributors of Canada named her book, Kiss Mommy Goodbye, Book of the Year for 1982. She has contributed book reviews to the Toronto Globe and Mail, CBC's The Radio Show, and CBC-TV's The Journal's Friday Night. Her books, See Jane Run and Tell Me No Secrets, have been adapted into films.

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