An Ozark Mystery
HarperCollins Witness Impulse
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Featuring: Elsie Arnold
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To uncover the truth, she'll have to break the code of
In the Missouri Ozarks, some things aren't talked about…
even abuse. But prosecutor Elsie Arnold is determined to
change that. When she is assigned to prosecute a high-
profile incest case in which a father is accused of abusing
his three young daughters, Elsie is ready to become the
Ozarks' avenging angel.
But as Elsie sinks her teeth into the case, everything
begins to turn sour. The star witness goes missing; the
girls refuse to talk about their father, who terrorizes the
courtroom from the moment he enters; and Elsie begins to
suspect that their tough-as-nails mother has ulterior
motives. To make matters worse, Elsie receives gruesome
threats from local extremists, warning her to mind her own
While Elsie swears not to let a sex offender walk, she
realizes the odds — and maybe the town — are against her,
and her life begins to crumble. But amidst all of the
conflict, the safety of three young girls hangs in the
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