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The weight of blood : a novel, Laura McHugh

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The weight of blood : a novel
Title
The weight of blood
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laura McHugh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Dane family's roots tangle deep in the Ozark Mountain town of Henbane, but that doesn't keep sixteen-year-old Lucy Dane from being treated like an outsider. Folks still whisper about her mother, a bewitching young stranger who inspired local myths when she vanished years ago. When one of Lucy's few friends, slow-minded Cheri, is found murdered, Lucy feels haunted by the two lost girls--the mother she never knew and the friend she couldn't protect. Everything changes when Lucy stumbles across Cheri's necklace in an abandoned trailer and finds herself drawn into a search for answers. What Lucy discovers makes it impossible to ignore the suspicion cast on her own kin. More alarming, she suspects Cheri's death could be linked to her mother's disappearance, and the connection between the two puts Lucy at risk of losing everything. In a place where the bonds of blood weigh heavy, Lucy must decide where her allegiances lie"--
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Title
The weight of blood
Creator
Summary
The Dane family has been keeping secrets in the Ozark town of Henbane for years. An outsider steals the heart of one of the Dane brothers, and the secrets threaten to unravel. When sixteen-year-old Lucy’s friend is found murdered after being missing for a year, Lucy begins to ask questions–the answers to which may destroy her family. Atmospheric and visceral, McHugh’s story is vividly and effectively told. -- Jennifer Winberry for LibraryReads
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10277497
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3613.C5334
LC item number
W45 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Laura McHugh
The weight of blood : a novel, Laura McHugh

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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