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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (286 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2017 ISBN: 9781428198739
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When a lovely high school girl is destroyed by a blow to her head, the savage act sends the people of a small southern town reeling. For 30 years, the mystery behind the attack has festered, damaging countless lives. Now the town physician, who once loved the girl, must tell the dark story of what really happened that day. Cook creates a series of emotionally charged revelations that builds to a shocking conclusion.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stacy | 1/8/2014

    " What a great book. Our book group found it to be very divisive: everyone either loved it or hated it. ( It made for a great discussion.) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heidi | 1/1/2014

    " This was so haunting and wrenching that after reading til 1:00 a.m. I couldn't sleep and had to take a sleeping pill! More later. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annette | 12/9/2013

    " If you like a mystery with some twists, then this book will satisfy you immensely. I couldn't put the book down, and was stunned with the ending. A very unique story! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maria Daines | 12/1/2013

    " My first read by this author and I loved the book, absolutely absorbing though I read it so long ago I can't remember details, it was a good story and I couldn't put it down. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stephen Roberts | 10/31/2013

    " Thomas Cook has a wonderful ability to put the reader into the skin of his characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kate | 10/26/2013

    " I read this book years ago but every now and then it catches my eye on the book shelf and i read it again..so haunting and stays with you long after you've finished. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Susan | 9/9/2013

    " I have this one marked to re read. Extra good mystery. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Devon | 6/14/2013

    " most suspensful thing I've read all summer, and not a serial killer in sight! Very "atmospheric", sucks you in from page one. Every bit as good as Red Leaves "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marybeth Kobland | 3/29/2013

    " I did like this book but it took me a while. The author writes in very beautiful way when describing feelings and places. Had a great little twist I thought. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Agustina | 12/23/2012

    " One of the best psychological thrillers I have read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Linda | 9/22/2012

    " Compelling mystery about a first love gone wrong. Suspenseful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carene Muller | 6/19/2012

    " I can't remember all the details of this book but what i can remember is that i really liked it. I thought the story was great and the twist unexpected. One i would pick up again if there weren't so many other books out there waiting to be read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lisa | 3/31/2012

    " Holy wow. You think you know, and you don't. Until the very end. You have doubts and questions, but theyre not completely answered in one swoop. Loved it. Almost want to read it again right away to understand it better. I recommend this one.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Suki Michelle | 2/23/2012

    " It's a moving story with shocking reveals, skillful characterizations, and vivid setting, but it lost a star for the writer's overuse of adverbs. I believe the word "silently" is in every other paragraph, and it started to bug me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hirosasazaki Sasazaki | 9/21/2011

    " I give 4.5 score if GR permit. Personally I prefer Mortal memory. This story was so exciting that I couldn't stop putting book down. Good read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scott | 6/11/2011

    " Stunning! i've done worse and suffered less by the grace of God! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marybeth | 5/8/2011

    " I did like this book but it took me a while. The author writes in very beautiful way when describing feelings and places. Had a great little twist I thought. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annette | 7/23/2010

    " If you like a mystery with some twists, then this book will satisfy you immensely. I couldn't put the book down, and was stunned with the ending. A very unique story! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hirosasazaki | 7/16/2010

    " I give 4.5 score if GR permit. Personally I prefer Mortal memory. This story was so exciting that I couldn't stop putting book down. Good read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carene | 2/27/2010

    " I can't remember all the details of this book but what i can remember is that i really liked it. I thought the story was great and the twist unexpected. One i would pick up again if there weren't so many other books out there waiting to be read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heidi | 1/31/2010

    " This was so haunting and wrenching that after reading til 1:00 a.m. I couldn't sleep and had to take a sleeping pill! More later. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Linda | 11/7/2009

    " Compelling mystery about a first love gone wrong. Suspenseful. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Devon | 8/1/2009

    " most suspensful thing I've read all summer, and not a serial killer in sight! Very "atmospheric", sucks you in from page one. Every bit as good as Red Leaves "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maria | 6/24/2009

    " My first read by this author and I loved the book, absolutely absorbing though I read it so long ago I can't remember details, it was a good story and I couldn't put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scott | 2/29/2008

    " Stunning! i've done worse and suffered less by the grace of God! "

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About the Author
Author Thomas H. Cook

Thomas H. Cook was born in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1947. He has been nominated for the Edgar Award seven times in five different categories. He received the best novel Edgar for The Chatham School Affair, the Martin Beck Award, the Herodotus Prize for best historical short story, and the Barry Award for best novel for Red Leaves, and has been nominated for numerous other awards.

About the Narrator

George Guidall, winner of eighty-eight AudioFile Earphones Awards, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for an audiobook narrator of exceptional stature and accomplishment. During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,100 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. Among Guidall’s narration achievements are Crime and Punishment, The Iliad, and John Irving’s A Widow for One Year, which earned him an Audie Award for best unabridged narration of a novel, an honor he captured again for his rendition of Wally Lamb’s I Know This Much Is True. Guidall’s forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.