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"A town's dark secrets come to light in the aftermath of a young priest's unthinkable last act in this arresting and searing debut thriller. In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself. A year later, accompanied by his own demons from war-time reporting, journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend. His assignment is simple: describe how the townspeople are coping as the anniversary of their tragedy approaches. But as Martin meets the locals and hears their version of events, he begins to realize that the accepted wisdom--that the priest was a pedophile whose imminent exposure was the catalyst for the shooting, a theory established through an award-winning investigation by Martin's own newspaper--may be wrong. Just as Martin believes he's making headway, a new development rocks the town. The bodies of two German backpackers--missing since the time of the church shootings--are discovered in a dam in the scrublands"--

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Dansville Public Library FIC HAM (Text)
Rental
52117300515474
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Geneva Public Library HAMMER (Text)
First Floor Fiction
52118300959472
Available
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Livonia Public Library FIC HAM (Text)
Adult New
52140300560118
Available
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Lyons Public Library F Ham (Text)
Adult Fiction
52141300527537
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Williamson Public Library FIC HAM (Text)
Adult New Materials
52152300709124
Checked out
07/15/2019

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