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The weight of blood [electronic resource] : A Novel. Laura McHugh.

McHugh, Laura. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812995213 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2014.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: For fans of Gillian Flynn, Scott Smith, and Daniel Woodrell comes a gripping, suspenseful novel about two mysterious disappearances a generation apart.NOMINATED FOR A BARRY AWARD AND AN INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGE The town of Henbane sits deep in the Ozark Mountains. Folks there still whisper about Lucy Dane's mother, a bewitching stranger who appeared long enough to marry Carl Dane and then vanished when Lucy was just a child. Now on the brink of adulthood, Lucy experiences another loss when her friend Cheri disappears and is then found murdered, her body placed on display for all to see. Lucy's family has deep roots in the Ozarks, part of a community that is fiercely protective of its own. Yet despite her close ties to the land, and despite her family's influence, Lucy--darkly beautiful as her mother was--is always thought of by those around her as her...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.7 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2499 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Suspense.
Thriller.
Genre: Electronic books.

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