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Dry Bones in the Valley

Written by Tom Bouman — This debut novel introduces Henry Farrell, a policeman in Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania. Despite the name of the township, the job should have been a quiet life with plenty of hunting and fishing for a man who is old beyond his years….
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Andre: Top five books of 2014

Re-issues have made up much of my reading this year, from the ambitious reprint project of the Maigret series (alongside the first English edition of Simenon’s startling psychological novel The Mahé Circle) to the scandalous 1980s PI debut from Julian Barnes’s alter ego Dan Kavanagh,…
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This Dark Road to Mercy

Cash’s first novel, A Land More Kind Than Home was widely admired. Here he tells a tale which is equally gripping and endearing. Easter Quillby is a girl on the verge of womanhood, and she and her younger sister are in care. Their mother is…
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This Dark Road to Mercy

Written by Wiley Cash — After a stunning critical reception for A Land More Kind Than Home last year, North Carolina author Wiley Cash faces the sternest challenge – the second novel. And he delivers… Bobby Pruitt has scores to settle. He once had high…
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Interview: Wiley Cash

Wiley Cash is a native of North Carolina who now lives in West Virginia. His debut novel was A Land More Kind Than Home, where he dealt with religious obsession, childhood, disability, and a certain kind of rural deprivation. The book was enthusiastically received by…
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