The winter people: A Novel

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The New York Times bestselling author of Promise Not to Tell returns with a simmering literary thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters . . . sometimes too unbreakable.

West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter, Gertie. Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara's farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister, Fawn. Alice has always insisted that they live off the grid, a decision that suddenly proves perilous when Ruthie wakes up one morning to find that Alice has vanished without a trace. Searching for clues, she is startled to find a copy of Sara Harrison Shea's diary hidden beneath the floorboards of her mother's bedroom. As Ruthie gets sucked deeper into the mystery of Sara's fate, she discovers that she's not the only person who's desperately looking for someone that they've lost. But she may be the only one who can stop history from repeating itself.

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9780385681452
9781628990935
9780385538503
038568147
9780804165150
9780804165181
9780385538497
9780385681476
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Horror fiction, Horror tales, American, Large type books, Missing persons -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Occult fiction, Paranormal fiction, American, Single mothers -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American, Vermont -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction
title_display The winter people
title_full The Winter People A Novel, The winter people / Jennifer McMahon, The winter people [sound recording] / Jennifer McMahon, The winter people [text (large print)] / Jennifer McMahon
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title_sub A Novel
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