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Until She Comes Home

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Until She Comes Home by Lori Roy
Paperback $16.00
May 27, 2014 | ISBN 9780142180983

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“Shocking . . . heartbreaking . . . In Lori Roy’s crime novel, tiny tremors in the life of late 1950s Detroit warn of the cataclysms to come.” –The New York Times Book Review 
“You won’t be able to put [it] down.” –Ladies’ Home Journal
“Backtrack[s] into the past with thrilling results.” –Family Circle
“Rich . . . Lyrical . . . Roy delivers a timeless story that gives shape to those secrets and tragedies from which some people never recover.” –McClatchy-Tribune News Service
“Lori Roy has entered the arena of great American authors shared by Williams, Faulkner and Lee.” –BookReporter
“A tour-de-force of mood and suspense.” –Bookpage
“Outstanding. . . . Roy’s language pulses with so much subtle tension . . . exposing the characters’ true selves and their tragic secrets.” –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Until She Comes Home is a suspenseful, atmospheric work of crime fiction as well as a clear-eyed look at relationships between the sexes and the races in mid- 20th century America. . . . [S]ecrets — some born of fear, some of kindness, some of rage — power this mystery to a surprising and satisfying end.” –Tampa Bay Times
“Extraordinary. Compelling. And beautifully, quietly, disturbing. Everyone has a secret—and at every second, you fear something terrible is about to happen.  These gorgeously drawn characters and their mysteries will haunt you long after you turn the last page. Lori Roy is an incredible talent.” –Hank Phillippi Ryan, winner of the Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity Awards
“Roy makes every detail count as she builds her characters and gently but inexorably leads them to reexamine their own lives.” –Booklist, starred review
“A beautifully written, at times lyrical, study of a disintegrating community.” –Kirkus, starred review
“Leaves readers guessing until the end.” –Library Journal
“A moody, tension-filled tale of intertwined crimes.” –Publishers Weekly

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