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- DescriptionIn a hospital bed, small-time private detective Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium. But before the accident that landed him there, he d been hired to find Rose Janko, the estranged daughter of a traveling Gypsy family, who went missing seven years earlier.Half Romany himself, Ray is well aware that he s been chosen more for his blood than for his investigative skills. Still, he s surprised by the intense hostility he encounters from the Jankos, who haven t had an easy past. Touched by tragedy, they re either cursed or hiding a terrible secret the discovery of which Ray can t help suspecting is connected to Rose s disappearance Seamlessly toggling between Ray s past and present, and the perspective of the missing woman s young nephew JJ, Stef Penney builds a gripping page-turner that doesn t let go until its shocking end.
- Author BiographyStef Penney s debut novel, The Tenderness of Wolves, was a national bestseller and the recipient of the prestigious Costa Book Award in 2006. Penney, who was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, is also a screenwriter.
- Author(s)Stef Penney
- PublisherBerkley Books
- Date of Publication04/12/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBerkley Books
- Weight227 g
- Width130 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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