Now in paperback: a gripping novel of psychological suspense in which a man's startling claims about a long-ago murder compel his ex-wife to risk all in search of the truth.
When there's DARKNESS ALL AROUND . . . some memories are best forgotten
Within the span of one harrowing week, Risa's alcoholic husband, Sean, disappears, and her best friend, Carol, is brutally murdered. Eleven years later, Risa has seemingly put her life back together again, comforted by the love of her new husband, who is a local politician, and the knowledge that Carol's killer has been convicted. But then just as suddenly as he had disappeared, Sean resurfaces-- sober, plagued by horrific recollections of Carol's murder, and convinced he was the real killer.
Sean's startling claim buzzes through their small Pennsylvania community, and Risa is left to wonder if the man she still loves actually committed the grisly murder. Her growing belief in his innocence sends her on a treacherous search for the truth: a search that reveals ugly secrets that her new husband and the town's law enforcement community are hiding.
Part murder mystery, part love story, Darkness All Around is a gripping exploration of the depths of the criminal mind, the fine line between the truth and a lie, and the bravery of the human heart.