Another fluent and absorbing tale by the author of The Pact, Nineteen Minutes and Plain Truth. Jodi Picoult has touched readers deeply with her acclaimed novels. She is gifted with an ability to make us share her characters' feelings.
In Salem Falls Jodi Picoult again weaves a compelling story with accomplished skill and a firm understanding of the complexity of human relationships.
Wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for sexual assault on one of his students, Jack St Bride arrives in Salem Falls determined to rebuild his life. He takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her in the quiet New England village . . . but the rest of the inhabitants remain suspicious of the stranger.
Just when Jack thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside-down once again, triggering a modern-day witch hunt in a town haunted by its own history.
'Picoult writes with a fine touch, a sharp eye for detail, and a firm grasp of the delicacy and complexity of human relationships.' -The Boston Globe
JODI PICOULT is the author of twenty-one novels. Her most recent, The Storyteller, Lone Wolf and Sing You Home, have all been number one on the Australian and New Zealand fiction bestseller lists. Jodi lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Read more about Jodi on her website: www.jodipicoult.com.au
Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin
Paperback - B format