Long Bright River

Long Bright River

Book - 2020
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"A suspense novel that also looks at the anatomy of a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid crisis and the relationship between two sisters--one, suffering from addiction, who has suddenly gone missing amid a series of mysterious murders; the other a police officer who patrols the neighborhood from which she disappeared: a story about the formidable ties between place, family, and fate"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
ISBN: 9780525540670
Characteristics: 482 pages ; 24 cm


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In this taut, page-turning thriller set in a Philadelphia neighborhood ravaged by the opioid crisis, guarded beat cop Mickey Fitzpatrick searches for her sister Kacey, who has fallen into a life of addiction and prostitution. Raised by their brusque, withholding working-class grandmother close to... Read More »

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Jan 13, 2020

Amazing! A riveting mystery/thriller that manages to beautifully tell the entire drug-ravaged family history of these two sisters. Liz Moore creates rich, compelling, believable characters. Their tragic tale provides a poignant glimpse into the opioid crisis. It may only be January, but Long Bright River is one of the best of 2020.


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