The Fifth of July: A Novel

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"Gorgeously written and fully immersive...With prose that positively vibrates and characters who defy expectation, Kelly Simmons brings us straight to Nantucket, into the bright, beating heart of this one-of-a-kind family, and never lets us go."—New York Times bestseller Kate Moretti, author of The Vanishing Year and Blackbird Season

Sometimes the people you know best are the ones you should fear the most

Any of the Warners could have been behind the accident. Every one of them had a problem that threatened to tarnish more than their old-money silver.

Having spent the past three decades' worth of summers on Nantucket, the Warners are as much a part of the island as the crust of salt on the ferry. But this year is different: Tripp is no longer the father he was, and it becomes clear that nothing not the beams that hold the house together, and not the values the family clings to can survive the ravages of time. When tradition turns to tragedy, the creaky old house swirls with suspicion. There are just so many reasons to want someone gone.

With no easy answers as to how, why, or who, the Warners must face another frightening question: do they really want to know the truth?

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About the author

Kelly is a former journalist and current novelist/advertising creative director. She is the author of Standing Still (2009) and The Bird House (2011), which both received outstanding trade reviews. She lives outside of Philadelphia.

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Publisher
Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Published on
Aug 29, 2017
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781492651802
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Sea Stories
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Fiction / Women
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This content is DRM protected.
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