By Michael Hiebert

In Michael Hiebert’s haunting and robust novel, a long-ago tragedy echoes via small-town Alabama as one lady attempts to trace down a serial killer.

Detective Leah Teal is aware of many of the secrets and techniques in her place of origin of Alvin, yet there are regularly surprises available. just like the day she concurs to take her daughter, Caroline, to determine a psychic for a studying. The psychic hones in on Leah as an alternative, hinting at a string of ugly killings and insisting that she interfere to avoid extra deaths.

When you go searching for hassle, you by no means know the way a lot you’ll locate. certain sufficient, the psychic’s scant clues lead Leah to a chilly case from six years in the past, whilst a tender girl was once came upon shot to demise, her eyelids sewn close. As Leah digs deeper into outdated documents, a moment unsolved case surfaces with an identical grisly development. whereas her smart younger son, Abe, observes from the sidelines, Leah races to avoid one other terrible homicide, ignorant of simply how deep the roots of evil can go.

Taut, suspenseful, and wealthy in Southern surroundings, A Thorn one of the Lilies is a captivating novel of loss and vengeance, and the lengths a few will visit out of loyalty and love.

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