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Safe Keeping

Safe Keeping

My son is a murderer... So begins this chilling and emotionally charged mystery from highly acclaimed author Barbara Taylor Sissel.

Emily Lebay had always thought of her family as ordinary. Sure, they've endured their share of problems, even a time of great trouble—what family hasn't? But when a woman's body turns up in the dense woods near their home, and Emily's grown son Tucker is accused of murder, Emily is forced to confront the unfathomable, and everything she believed about her life is called into question.

This isn't the first time Tucker has been targeted by the police; a year ago he was a person of interest when another woman was found dead in the same stretch of woods. Still, neither Emily nor her daughter, Lissa, can reconcile their Tucker with these brutal crimes. Terrified, convinced there's been a tragic mistake, Emily and Lissa set out to learn the truth about Tucker, once and for all. And while his life hangs in the balance, what they discover proves far more shocking than their darkest fears....

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"Past secrets contribute to present-day angst in this solid suspense novel, and the even pacing keeps the reader's interest until the captivating conclusion."
   —Publishers Weekly

"...impressive writing and affecting subject matter."
   —Kirkus Reviews

"... a gripping read ... perfect for a book club."
   —Library Journal

"[Safe Keeping] is a book you need to set aside time for because you will not be able to break away!"
   —Suspense Magazine

Harlequin MIRA, Paperback, April 2014, ISBN: 978-0778316169