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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Brad Parks Narrator: to be announced Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 6, 2018 ISBN: 9780525527343
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Brad Parks delivers another riveting, emotionally powerful stand-alone domestic suspense thriller perfect for fans of The Couple Next Door and What She Knew.

On the surface, there is nothing extraordinary about thirty-one-year-old Melanie Curran's life. But after surviving foster care and a rootless past, her present-day existence--a loving husband, a safe home, and a beautiful baby boy--is more than she dared hope for.

Then in the blink of an eye, her world comes crashing down around her. Her son, Alex, is taken away by Social Services for reasons no one will explain to her. Melanie, a foster kid herself, knows all too well about the horrors of foster care--"the system," as it's known.

When she gets home, the nightmare only grows. Her house has been raided by the Sheriff's Department, and the police have found enough cocaine to send her to prison for many years. Melanie knows it's not hers, but the evidence against her is overwhelming.

Amy Kaye, the guarded, no-nonsense assistant Commonwealth's attorney, is assigned to prosecute Melanie's case. And Amy's boss, Aaron Dansby, wants her to make an example out of Melanie, who the local media christens as "Coke Mom."

But Amy's attention continues to be drawn to a cold case no one wants her to pursue: a serial rapist who is still at large, a man whose only signature is to whisper at his victims throughout the attack. A man who has resurfaced again and begun targeting women in the area. And who might be the key to Melanie's salvation . . . or her undoing. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author
Author Brad Parks

Brad Parks is the first author to win the Shamus Award, Nero Award, and Leftie Award for Best American Mystery for his debut novel, Faces of the Gone. He is a former reporter for the Washington Post and the Newark Star-Ledger.

About the Narrator

Lindy West is a Seattle-based writer, editor, and performer whose work focuses on pop culture, social justice, humor, and body image. She’s currently a culture writer for GQ magazine and GQ.com and a weekly columnist at the Guardian, as well as the founder and editor of I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens. In January of 2015 she wrote and recorded a story for This American Life about confronting an internet troll who impersonated her dead father.