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First published: March, 2023


Tucked into reputedly haunted woods stretching to the horizon, the quaint, small-town ennui of Moon Hill, Maine is shaken by a concurrence of troubling events: a horrific crime, several missing people, and the arrival of a mysterious lone toddler. A years-long manhunt uncovers more than a dangerous killer; an intimate portrait of all involved reaches far beyond town lines, and ventures into secrets too vital to reveal.


Told in two parts--two books in one volume--Kirsten Reed’s second novel reaches into New England’s past, and examines the challenges and moral dilemmas of modern life, in a deep, well-paced character-driven ride.


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