The poison tree: A Novel
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|Grouping Title||poison tree|
|Grouping Author||kelly erin|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-18 07:32:15AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-18 07:44:18AM|
|author||Kelly, Erin, 1976-|
|detailed_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Fiction, Green Road Community - Adult Fiction, Southeast Regional - Adult Fiction|
From an incredible new voice in psychological suspense, a novel about the secrets that remain after a final bohemian summer of excess turns deadly.
This taut psychological thriller begins when Karen and her nine-year- old daughter, Alice, pick up Rex from a ten-year stint in prison for murder. Flash back to the sultry summer in 1990s London when Karen, a straight-A student on the verge of college graduation, first meets the exotic, flamboyant Biba and joins her louche life in a crumbling mansion in Highgate. She begins a relationship with Biba's enigmatic and protective older brother, Rex, and falls into a blissful rhythm of sex, alcohol, and endless summer nights. Naïvely, Karen assumes her newfound happiness will last forever. But Biba and Rex have a complicated family history-one of abandonment, suicide, and crippling guilt-and Karen's summer of freedom is about to end in blood.
When old ghosts come back to destroy the life it has taken Karen a decade to build, she has everything to lose. She will do whatever it takes to protect her family and keep her secret. Alternating between the fragile present and the lingering past with a shocker of an ending, The Poison Tree is a brilliant suspense debut that will appeal to readers of Kate Atkinson, Donna Tartt, and Tana French.
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|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional, Green Road Community, Southeast Regional|
|record_details||ils:610554|Book|Books||English|Pamela Dorman Books/Viking,|2011.|pages ; cm., overdrive:d03142de-8970-4b05-82a9-ab68a86111db|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2011||
|subject_facet||Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, College students -- Fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Suspense fiction|
|title_display||The poison tree : a novel|
|title_full||The Poison Tree A Novel, The poison tree : a novel / Erin Kelly|
|title_short||The poison tree :|
|topic_facet||Brothers and sisters, College students, Family secrets, Fiction, Murder, Suspense|