Boston therapist Zee Finch's life begins to come unraveled after one of her patients commits suicide, conjuring up memories of the childhood trauma of witnessing her mother kill herself. To face her demons, Zee returns to her hometown of Salem, Mass., where she must also contend with her father's debilitating Parkinson's condition, and untangle the secrets of her past. Brunonia Barry follows up her surprise smash-hit bestseller, THE LACE READER, with an emotionally compelling tale about a lost woman slowly finding her way towards sanity and happiness.
Genre: Mystery + Crime, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Human Qualities + Behavior, Family + Friendship, Medicine + Health, Psychology, Types of Characters, Women in Peril