Author: Picoult Jodi
Package Dimensions: 36x196x340
Number Of Pages: 496
Release Date: 20-03-2008
Details: Product Description
Jack St. Bride was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls’ private school – until a student’s crush sparked a powder keg of accusation and robbed him of his career and reputation. Now, after a devastatingly public ordeal that left him with an eight-month jail sentence and no job, Jack resolves to pick up the pieces of his life.
He takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody’s diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her in the quiet New England village of Salem Falls. But just when Jack thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside down once again, triggering a modern-day witch hunt in a town haunted by its own history . . .
Gripping – you’ll be riveted by this multilayered tale of small-town intrigue (
A chilling tale of covens and corruption (
Picoult has been incredibly successful in dissecting the pain that family members go through when faced with sensitive and emotive issues (
Picoult trades on gripping, emotive plots hinged upon gnarly ethical dilemmas . . . Picoult’s pitch and pace are masterly and hardly conducive to a good night’s sleep. (
Picoult’s riveting drama of ordinary people under pressure when a man is accused of rape reached number two on the bestseller list when it was first published in the UK.
About the Author
Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-four internationally bestselling novels, including
My Sister’s Keeper,
The Storyteller and
Great Things, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer,
Between the Lines and
Off the Page. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and children. Jodi’s UK website is www.jodipicoult.co.uk and she can be found on Facebook and Twitter at facebook.com/JodiPicoultUK and twitter.com/jodipicoult, and on Instagram at instagram.com/jodipicoult.