Shadow Creek: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 4, 2012 - Fiction - 367 pages
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When an innocent group of campers ventures to the Adirondacks for a trip, they are followed by a murderous pair…

There’s something deadly lurking in the shadows at Shadow Creek . . .

Due to a last-minute change in plans, a group of unlikely traveling companions finds themselves on a camping trip in the Adirondacks. They include the soon-to-be-divorced Valerie; her oddball friends, Melissa and James; her moody teenage daughter, Brianne; and Val’s estranged husband’s fiancée, Jennifer. Val is dealing with unresolved feelings toward her ex and grappling with jealousy and resentment toward his younger, prettier new flame, a woman with some serious issues of her own. Brianne is sixteen and openly rebellious, caught up in a web of secrets and lies.

What Val and her companions don’t know is that a pair of crazed killers is wreaking havoc in the very same woods. When an elderly couple is found slaughtered and Brianne goes missing, Val finds herself in a nightmare much worse than anything she could have anticipated. She was half-expecting it to be the trip from hell, but what she never could have predicted was that this impromptu little excursion
 

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User Review  - steeleyjan - LibraryThing

This novel had a shot.. the genre was stated to be mystery / suspense. The reader does experience some suspenseful moments, but way too late in the story, causing problems with the story's execution ... Read full review

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User Review  - brillow51 - LibraryThing

The prologue was the only part of this book that grabbed my interest. Everything after that fell flat. The plot stumbled over itself to describe probably the longest overnight camping trip known to ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
17
Section 3
30
Section 4
41
Section 5
54
Section 6
65
Section 7
77
Section 8
91
Section 16
178
Section 17
191
Section 18
203
Section 19
215
Section 20
229
Section 21
239
Section 22
253
Section 23
264

Section 9
101
Section 10
111
Section 11
120
Section 12
131
Section 13
142
Section 14
154
Section 15
165
Section 24
276
Section 25
288
Section 26
300
Section 27
314
Section 28
327
Section 29
338
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Joy Fielding is the New York Times bestselling author of Now You See Her, The Wild Zone, Still Life, Charley’s Web, Heartstopper, Mad River Road, Puppet, Lost, Whispers and Lies, Grand Avenue, The First Time, See Jane Run, and other acclaimed novels. She divides her time between Toronto and Palm Beach, Florida. Visit her website at JoyFielding.com.

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