Until She Comes Home
Nominated for a 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel
"You won't be able to put [it] down." --Ladies Home Journal
Lori Roy follows her Edgar Award-winning debut novel, Bent Road, with a spellbinding tale of suspense set against the crumbling fa ade of a once-respectable Detroit neighborhood in 1958.
The ladies of Alder Avenue--Grace, Julia, and Malina--struggle to care for one another amidst a city ripe with conflict, but life erupts when child-like Elizabeth disappears. A black woman was recently murdered at the factory where their husbands work, and the ladies fear that crime may foretell Elizabeth's fate. When an unmistakable sound rings out, will the vicious secrets that bind them all be revealed?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pdebolt - LibraryThing
This novel takes place during a week during the summer of 1958 in a Detroit blue-collar neighborhood. When a developmentally challenged young woman disappears, the neighbors band together to find her ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hubblegal - LibraryThing
The author does a wonderful job of slowly building up this multi-layered character study. It's a quiet book, not very fast paced, that gradually pulls you into the lives of the people of this ... Read full review