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- ISBN: 9780743282604 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2005.
In a riveting new thriller from America's Queen of Suspense, a young woman is ensnared into returning to a place she had wanted to leave behind forever -- her childhood home. There, at the age of ten, Liza Barton had shot her mother, trying desperately to protect her from her estranged step-father, Ted Cartwright. Despite his claim that the shooting was a deliberate act, the Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. Many people, however, agreed with Cartwright, and the tabloids compared her to the infamous murderess Lizzie Borden, pointing even to the similarity of their names. To erase Liza's past, her adoptive parents change her name to Celia. At age twenty-eight, a successful interior designer in Manhattan, she marries a childless sixty-year-old widower, Laurence Foster, and they have a son. Before their marriage, she reveals to him her true identity. Two years later, on his deathbed, he makes her swear never to tell anyone so that their son, Jack, will not carry the stigm...
|Target Audience Note:||
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.2 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2005. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2904 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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