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Broken promise / Linwood Barclay.

Barclay, Linwood. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown MYS BARCLAY PROMISE b.1 (Text) 79361000097385 Adult Mystery Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City F BAR (Text) 70621000210833 Adult - Fiction Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County F PB BAR (Text) 78731000493663 Adult Main Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse FIC BAR MYSTERY BK.1 (Text) 50577011035660 Adult Mystery Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451472687
  • Physical Description: 517 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2015, c2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes an excerpt from: Far from true.
Summary, etc.: From the New York Times bestselling author of No Safe House comes an explosive novel about the disturbing secrets of a quiet small town ... After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can't find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David's cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David's mother asks him to check on her, he's horrified to discover that she's been secretly raising a child who is not her own-a baby she claims was a gift from an "angel" left on her porch. When the baby's real mother is found murdered, David can't help wanting to piece together what happened-even if it means proving his own cousin's guilt. But as he uncovers each piece of evidence, David realizes that Marla's mysterious child is just the tip of the iceberg. Other strange things are happening. Animals are found ritually slaughtered. An ominous abandoned Ferris wheel seems to stand as a warning that something dark has infected Promise Falls. And someone has decided that the entire town must pay for the sins of its past ... in blood.
Subject: City and town life > Fiction.
Murder Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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