The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Paperback - 2012
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Twenty-five years after a child's murder shocks a small Ohio town, new evidence forces everyone to question what they believe in this tense thriller from the bestselling author of Bring Her Home and Cemetery Girl .

Janet Manning has been haunted by the murder since the day she lost sight of her four-year-old brother in the park. Now, with the twenty-fifth anniversary of Justin's death looming, a detective and a newspaper reporter have started to ask questions, opening old wounds and raising new suspicions. Could the man convicted of the murder--who spent more than two decades in prison--really be innocent?

Janet's childhood friend and high school crush, who was in the park with her that day, has returned to Dove Point, where he is wrestling with his own conflicted memories of the events. And a strange man appears at Janet's door in the middle of the night, claiming to know the truth.

Soon, years of deceit will be swept away, and the truth about what happened to Janet's brother will be revealed. And the answers that Janet has sought may be found much closer to home than she ever could have imagined.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2012.
ISBN: 9780451237965
045123796X
Characteristics: 380 p. ; 21 cm.

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mew7958
Jun 12, 2014

Interesting book, kept you wondering the whole time .. a bit repetitive at times, but all in all a good read.

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meggos
Feb 19, 2013

i give it a 2.5 stars. good writing had you hoping as well. the end kind of had you thinking, who really did it than. overall, good.

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SportyReader
Nov 15, 2012

I was fearing a reshash of Cemetary Girl, which was not particularly interesting, but thankfully it's turned out to be a better read.

It's not pulsating but with enough suspense to make you interested in reaching the end.

Ignore Cemetary Girl and pick this one up as the first David Bell book to read.

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