By Julia Keller
In the subsequent wonderful novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning Julia Keller, following the preferred A Killing within the Hills, a pregnant youngster is located murdered on the backside of a river.
Phone calls prior to sunrise are by no means excellent news. And if you are the county's prosecuting lawyer, calls from the sheriff are infrequently excellent news, both. So while Bell Elkins choices up the telephone she already is familiar with she will not like what she's approximately to listen to, yet she's nonetheless no longer ready for this: 16-year-old Lucinda Trimble's physique has been came upon on the backside of sour River. And Lucinda did not drown—she was once useless earlier than her physique ever hit the water.
With a case like that, Bell understands the arriving weeks are going to be tricky. yet that isn't all Bell is dealing with nowadays. Her daughter is now dwelling with Bell's ex-husband, hours away. Sheriff Nick Fogelsong, one in all Bell's closest buddies, is behaving oddly. additionally, a face from her earlier has resurfaced for purposes Bell cannot rather determine. trying to find the reality, either in the back of Lucinda's homicide and in the back of her personal complex relationships, will lead Bell down a direction that may positioned her very existence at risk.
In Bitter River, Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Keller once more weaves a compelling, haunting secret opposed to the stark good looks and severe poverty of a small West Virginia mountain town.
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Bitter River: A Novel (Bell Elkins Novels Book 2) by Julia Keller