The tension between Elwood's ideals and Turner's skepticism leads to a decision whose repercussions will echo down the decades.
Formed in the crucible of the evils Jim Crow wrought, the boys' fates will be determined by what they endured at the Nickel Academy.
The small town quickly proves more complicated and dangerous than Archer's years serving in the war or his time in jail.
Within a single night, his search for gainful employment--and a stiff drink--leads him to a local bar, where he is hired for what seems like a simple job: to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman.
A riveting new novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author C. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential family. But out by the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story.
But it seems like too good an opportunity to missa live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary.Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved.When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the doors of the Inn.That's when Robinson realizes, with the help of journalist Susan Solie, that leaving the city is no escape from the reality of evil -- or the responsibility for action.