Out of the Ruins bristles with fascinating characters caught in satisfying complications — a masterpiece of suspense. Georgia’s wild, romanticCumberland Island is steeped in family secrets. Hannah Hill, a widow patiently suffering from multiple sclerosis, dies in her large inherited mansion just days after telling her visitor Ben Reese about a disguised nighttime intruder. Treading carefully around questions about mercy and human suffering, Ben pursues a tangle of motives and old mysteries — euthanasia, arson, poaching, and jealousy between two great island families.
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About Sally S. Wright
Sally S. Wright is the author of three acclaimed mystery novels. She attended Northwestern University, where she earned a degree in oral interpretation of literature, and also completed graduate work at the University of Washington. She and her husband live… More about Sally S. Wright
Published by Multnomah Jan 10, 2003| 336 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8-1/4| ISBN 9781590520314