In the Forest of Harm

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Bantam Books, 2001 - Fiction - 367 pages
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There are no rules but one: Survive. Mary Killero Crow is going home to North Carolina. There the tough young Cherokee prosecutor and her two closest friends will hike a beautiful but demanding wilderness trail. They will be followed into the mountains by a man obsessed with revenge. And they will become the prey of another man, a ruthless predator, who thrills to the hunt. Soon they will be pushed to the limits of their endurance and beyond as they discover their own chilling capacity for loyalty and violence... A top-notch thriller.o People In the mode of Patricia Cornwell ... Bissell masterfully drives the plot with ... Gut-wrenching suspense.o The Asheville Citizen-Times A nail-biting novel of psychological terror, survival, and loyalty And friendship.o The Purloined Letter Hair-raising ... Harrowing.o Publishers Weekly Bissell tightens the screws slowly and expertly.... A shrewdly imagined female actioner, tailor-made for audiences who would've loved Deliverance if it hadn't been for all that guy stuff.o Kirkus Reviews

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An Atlanta prosecutor, revisiting the area where her Cherokee mother was slain 12 years earlier, steps off the edge of the civilized universe into a world of trouble.After turning her sixth indictment ... Read full review

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Bissell's debut novel is a fast-paced story with well-drawn characters. Assistant D.A. Mary Crow joins law school buddies Alexandra and Joan for a weekend of hiking and camping in the North Carolina ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

\Sallie Bissell is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. She currently divides her time between her hometown and Asheville, North Carolina, where she still makes occasional forays into the Nantahala National Forest. She is at work on her second novel, which will feature prosecutor Mary Crow and will be published by Bantam in 2002.

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