• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (January 6, 2015)
George Foss has passed the age when he thinks he might fall madly in love or have anything truly remarkable happen to him. He spends evenings at his local tavern talking about the Red Sox and obsessing over a lost love from his college days who vanished twenty years earlier. Until she reappears.
George has both dreamed of and dreaded seeing Liana Decter again. She’s an enigma and quite possibly someone who was involved in a murder years ago. But she’s back—and needs his help. She says that some men are after her and that they believe she’s stolen their money. And now they will do whatever it takes to get it back.
George can’t say no—he never could—and soon his life is gone as he is pulled into a terrifying whirlpool of lies and betrayal, from which there is no sure escape.
Peter Swanson’s stories and poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Measure, Mysterical-E, Soundings East, The Vocabula Review, and Yankee Magazine. He has degrees in Creative Writing, Education, and Literature from Trinity College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Emerson College. He lives with his wife and cat in Somerville, Massachusetts. This is his first novel. His second novel, The Kind Worth Killing, will be available in hardcover from William Morrow on February 3, 2015.
Peter’s Tour Stops
Tuesday, January 6th: BoundbyWords
Thursday, January 8th: The many thoughts of a reader
Tuesday, January 13th: Dreams, Etc.
Wednesday, January 14th: Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Thursday, January 15th: Life Between Reads
Monday, January 19th: A Dream Within a Dream
Tuesday, January 20th: Staircase Wit
Wednesday, January 21st: Ace and Hoser Blook
Thursday, January 22nd: Vivacious Hobo
Monday, January 26th: Time 2 Read
Tuesday, January 27th: Man of La Book
Wednesday, January 28th: Spiced Latte Reads