The innocent sleep: a novel [electronic resource] / Karen Perry.
- ISBN: 9781427269744 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1427269742 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Macmillan Audio : 2013.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Aaron Abano and Michelle Ferguson.
|Summary, etc.:|| When a couple's lost child resurfaces they are forced to embark on a journey into their shared past, one rife with dark secrets and lies. Tangiers. Harry is preparing his wife's birthday dinner while she is still at work and their son, Dillon, is upstairs asleep in bed. Harry suddenly remembers that he's left Robin's gift at the caf ̌in town. It's only a five minute walk away and Dillon's so tricky to put down for the night, so Harry decides to run out on his own and fetch the present. Disaster strikes. An earthquake hits, buildings crumble, people scream and run. Harry fights his way through the crowd to his house, only to find it razed to the ground. Dillon is presumed dead, though his body is never found. Five years later, Harry and Robin have settled into a new kind of life after relocating to their native Dublin. Their grief will always be with them, but lately it feels as if they're ready for a new beginning. Harry's career as an artist is taking off and Robin has just realized that she's pregnant. But when Harry gets a glimpse of Dillon on the crowded streets of Dublin, the past comes rushing back at both of them. Has Dillon been alive all these years? Or was what Harry saw just a figment of his guilt-ridden imagination? With razor-sharp writing, Karen Perry's The Innocent Sleep delivers a fast-paced, ingeniously plotted thriller brimming with deception, doubt, and betrayal.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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