Shattered Echoes

Open Road Media
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A young widow is haunted by the past in this “fast paced . . . hauntingly original” thriller from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Art Forger (Mystery News).

After the tragic death of her husband of less than two years, Lindsey sells her house in the suburbs and moves into a renovated townhouse in the city, only to discover that an earlier tenant—over one hundred years earlier—apparently still lives on the premises. Lindsey wants to start over, but she is haunted by her past, by unfathomable guilt—and perhaps by a ghost.

Shattered Echoes is a psychological thriller about murder, madness, and the supernatural in Boston’s historic Back Bay.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Feb 1, 2015
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Pages
308
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ISBN
9781504011020
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Supernatural
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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This content is DRM protected.
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