Surrender the Dead by John Burley audiobook

Surrender the Dead: A Novel

By John Burley
Read by Susan Bennett

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062431875
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    Available on 01/12/2021

    ISBN: 9781799947431

  • Regular Price: $39.99

    Special Price $20.00

    Available on 01/12/2021

    ISBN: 9781799947448

From the award-winning author of The Absence of Mercy comes a chilling psychological thriller about a family and community divided by tragedy and the dark secrets that will set their town aflame. When Erin Reece left Wolf Point fifteen years ago after graduating from high school, she had planned to never set foot in her childhood hometown again. But an urgent phone call from her father’s doctor leaves Erin with no choice but to return to a place filled with painful memories and wounds that never closed. Two decades ago, people in Wolf Point started disappearing without a trace—including Erin’s mother—and no explanation was ever found. It has been years since the last disappearance, but the town is still steeped in suspicion and haunted by the ghosts of the missing. No one is thrilled to see Erin back, including her former best friend, Robbie, who has changed from a spirited, fearless boy to a reclusive shut-in. Then a body is discovered, buried in a makeshift grave for years—on the Reece family’s land. The police reopen their investigation, and the evidence against Erin’s father is damning. After such a long time without answers, the community wants justice. It’s up to Erin to clear her father’s name, but the path to the truth will force her to unearth long-buried secrets and confront a terrible evil because in Wolf Point, everyone knows more than they are letting on.

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Summary

From the award-winning author of The Absence of Mercy comes a chilling psychological thriller about a family and community divided by tragedy and the dark secrets that will set their town aflame.

When Erin Reece left Wolf Point fifteen years ago after graduating from high school, she had planned to never set foot in her childhood hometown again. But an urgent phone call from her father’s doctor leaves Erin with no choice but to return to a place filled with painful memories and wounds that never closed. Two decades ago, people in Wolf Point started disappearing without a trace—including Erin’s mother—and no explanation was ever found.

It has been years since the last disappearance, but the town is still steeped in suspicion and haunted by the ghosts of the missing. No one is thrilled to see Erin back, including her former best friend, Robbie, who has changed from a spirited, fearless boy to a reclusive shut-in.

Then a body is discovered, buried in a makeshift grave for years—on the Reece family’s land. The police reopen their investigation, and the evidence against Erin’s father is damning. After such a long time without answers, the community wants justice. It’s up to Erin to clear her father’s name, but the path to the truth will force her to unearth long-buried secrets and confront a terrible evil because in Wolf Point, everyone knows more than they are letting on.

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Editorial Reviews

“John Burley has an eye for detail, a feel for story, and a deep sympathy for his characters.” Lou Berney, author of November Road

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Author Bio: John Burley

Author Bio: John Burley

John Burley is the award-winning author of The Absence of Mercy, which won the National Black Ribbon Award recognizing a new voice in suspense writing. He attended medical school in Chicago and completed his emergency medicine residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He continues to serve as an emergency medicine physician in Northern California, where he lives with his wife, daughter, and Great Dane.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Audience: Adult
Language: English