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Giveaway: The Bright River - Patrick Somerville

A compelling story of young love and old secrets.
Lauren Sheehan's career in medicine came to a halt after a chain of violent events abroad. Now she's back in the safest place she knows-St. Helens, Wisconsin-cut off from career, friendship, and romance.
Ben Hanson's aimless young life has bottomed out after a series of bad decisions, but a surprising offer from his father draws him home for what looks like his final second chance. In Wisconsin, he finds his family fractured, still unable to face the truth behind his troubled cousin's death a decade earlier.
As Lauren cautiously expands her horizons and Ben wrestles with his regrets and mistakes, their paths intersect. Could each be exactly what the other needs? Or the last thing in the world either one can handle?
The weight of secrets, the price of success, and the cost of love all linger at the heart of this surprising, unsettling, deeply satisfying novel. Rich with the dark humor and piercing intelligence that made The Cradle so beloved, This Bright River confirms Somerville's status as one of the most engaging and daring young writers at work today.

Thanks to Anna and Hachette Book Group, I have 3 copies up for grabs!
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Comments

  1. Actually I'm drawn in by both the cover and the description. Patrick Somerville sounds like an author who's worth getting to know.

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  2. I'm attracted because of the secrets the synopsis speaks of. I like a book with some suspene.

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  3. Young love and old secrets? Sounds perfect.

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  4. Hmmm, not sure if my comment worked. Young love and old secrets sounds like an intriguing combo!

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  5. Sounds like a compelling book of second chances.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  6. I would love to read it to find out what the secrets are. They really interest me. Thanks for having the giveaway.

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