Wiley Cash, author of This Dark Road to Mercy, on tour January/February 2014

Posted By on November 25, 2013

This Dark Road To MercyAbout This Dark Road to Mercy

 Hardcover: 240 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (January 28, 2014)

The critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller A Land More Kind Than Home—hailed as “a powerfully moving debut that reads as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird” (Richmond Times Dispatch)—returns with a resonant novel of love and atonement, blood and vengeance, set in western North Carolina, involving two young sisters, a wayward father, and an enemy determined to see him pay for his sins.

After their mother’s unexpected death, twelve-year-old Easter and her six-year-old sister Ruby are adjusting to life in foster care when their errant father, Wade, suddenly appears. Since Wade signed away his legal rights, the only way he can get his daughters back is to steal them away in the night.

Brady Weller, the girls’ court-appointed guardian, begins looking for Wade, and he quickly turns up unsettling information linking Wade to a recent armored car heist, one with a whopping $14.5 million missing. But Brady Weller isn’t the only one hunting the desperate father. Robert Pruitt, a shady and mercurial man nursing a years-old vendetta, is also determined to find Wade and claim his due.

Narrated by a trio of alternating voices, This Dark Road to Mercy is a story about the indelible power of family and the primal desire to outrun a past that refuses to let go.

Read an excerpt from This Dark Road to Mercy here.

About Wiley CashWiley Cash

Wiley Cash is the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of A Land More Kind than Home. A native of western North Carolina, he has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He has held residency positions at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony and teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Southern New Hampshire University. He and his wife live in West Virginia.

Find out more about Wiley on his website, connect with him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter.

Wiley’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, January 28th: Book-alicious Mama

Wednesday, January 29th: River City Reading

Thursday, January 30th: Knowing the Difference

Monday, February 3rd: cupcake’s book cupboard

Tuesday, February 4th: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Wednesday, February 5th: she treads softly

Thursday, February 6th: Turn the Page

Monday, February 10th: Girls Just Reading

Tuesday, February 11th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, February 12th: BookNAround

Thursday, February 13th: Kritters Ramblings

Tuesday, February 18th: Tutu’s Two Cents

Thursday, February 20th: BoundbyWords

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