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"You won't be able to put [it] down." -- Ladies Home Journal
Lori Roy follows her Edgar#65533; Award-winning debut novel, Bent Road, with a spellbinding tale of suspense set against the crumbling fa#65533;ade of a once-respectable Detroit neighborhood in 1958.
The ladies of Alder Avenue--Grace, Julia, and Malina--struggle to care for one another amidst a city ripe with conflict, but life erupts when child-like Elizabeth disappears. A black woman was recently murdered at the factory where their husbands work, and the ladies fear that crime may foretell Elizabeth's fate. When an unmistakable sound rings out, will the vicious secrets that bind them all be revealed?