Synopses & Reviews
Cal Bradley's marriage is the stuff of romance. For fifteen year,, he has shared his life with Marie, a woman he passionately adores. In an idyllic corner of New England that has been home to his family for generations, Cal has become one of the most respected men in town: a father, churchgoer and a talented psychiatrist who runs a family clinic. Life is good.
Then one night, a nineteen-year-old boy named Peter Blue sets a local church on fire and is sent to Cal for treatment For the patient, it's a last chance at redemption. For Cal, it's a journey into fear, deception, and murder.
Because somehow Peter Blue's inner life is connected to Cal', reality...and to his wife's hidden past. And before Cal can hunt down the truth he is going to have to choose between everything he believes is right, and everything he loves.
"Andrew Klavan may be one of the best authors of psychological suspense writing today."-The Rocky Mountain News
"A tour de force . . . Klavan unleashes mostly psychological suspense and he does it brilliantly."-The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Klavan smoothly moves the reader through unexpected twists, all along building suspense and never tipping his hand."-The Denver Post
Cal Bradleys marriage to Marie is the stuff of romance. Then one night, a 19-year-old boy named Peter Blue goes on a rampage. Friendless and suicidal, Blue is sent to Bradley for treatment. For the patient, its a last chance at redemption. For the doctor, its the beginning of a journey into a world of fear, deception, and murder. Because somehow, Blues extraordinary inner life is linked to Cals reality. And in the mystery of the teenagers mind lies the key to a more terrible mystery: Marie Bradleys hidden past.
About the Author
Born in New York City, Andrew Klavan was a radio and newspaper journalist before turning to fiction full-time. Twice given the Edgar Award for mystery writing, he is the author of the bestselling novels True Crime
, recently a film starring Clint Eastwood, and Don't Say A Word
, a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox starring Michael Douglas. After living in London for many years, he has now settled in Santa Barbara, California with his wife Ellen, his daughter Faith and his son Spencer.