Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The poison tree [electronic resource] : A Novel. Erin Kelly.

Kelly, Erin. (Author).
Image of item

Electronic resources

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101475393 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: From an incredible new voice in psychological suspense, a novel about the secrets that remain after a final bohemian summer of excess turns deadly. This taut psychological thriller begins when Karen and her nine-year- old daughter, Alice, pick up Rex from a ten-year stint in prison for murder. Flash back to the sultry summer in 1990s London when Karen, a straight-A student on the verge of college graduation, first meets the exotic, flamboyant Biba and joins her louche life in a crumbling mansion in Highgate. She begins a relationship with Biba's enigmatic and protective older brother, Rex, and falls into a blissful rhythm of sex, alcohol, and endless summer nights. Naïvely, Karen assumes her newfound happiness will last forever. But Biba and Rex have a complicated family history-one of abandonment, suicide, and crippling guilt-and Karen's summer of freedom is about to end in blood. When old ghosts come back to destroy the life it has taken Karen a decade to...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 429 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Suspense.
Genre: Electronic books.

Additional Resources