Synopses & Reviews
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...
A riveting drama of ordinary people under pressure from the "Richard & Judy Book Club" bestselling author Jodi Piccoult. Former teacher Jack St. Bride is trying to rebuild his life after an eight-month jail sentence due to a child's accusations in school. He takes a job washing dishes and forms a relationship with his boss in the small town of Salem Falls. But his life is turned upside down again when a quartet of teenage girls with a secret trigger a modern-day witch hunt in a town haunted by its own history.