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Publisher's Summary

Two cousins, Rory and Arden, lie unconscious in a hospital burn unit. The fire, which broke out in their shared college dorm room, killed another student, and the police want answers. Tension between Rory and Arden's parents was already at an all-time high before the fire, owing to a recent financial crisis and the decline of the family business. As the parents huddle anxiously in the waiting room, carefully avoiding the subject of their own unraveling relationships, disturbing truths come to light. This is the deeply moving story of a family's struggle to hold together while their secrets threaten to tear them apart.
Carla Buckley is the author of The Deepest Secret, Invisible, and The Things That Keep Us Here, which was nominated for a Thriller Award as a best first novel and the Ohioana Book Award for fiction.
©2016 Carla Schwarz Buckley (P)2016 Recorded Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By CR on 07-04-16

So sad!

I really liked this book a lot. The narration was impeccable. The story was different and very interesting. I was surprised I liked it so much because typically prefer more action and less drama, but there was a lot of suspense throughout and it was hard to stop listening. I will try other books by this author, and definitely look for more read by these narrators.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sandra K. Rode on 07-05-16

A very good listen

This book was well worth listening too. I was drawn in to the swirling dynamics of all the people involved. A warning be prepared to cry.

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21 of 22 people found this review helpful

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