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Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks

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Also by Brad Parks:

The Last Act, March 2019
Hardcover
Closer Than You Know, February 2019
Trade Size (reprint)
The Player, March 2014
Hardcover
The Good Cop, March 2013
Hardcover
The Girl Next Door, January 2013
Paperback
The Girl Next Door, March 2012
Hardcover

Closer Than You Know
Brad Parks

Dutton
February 2019
On Sale: February 12, 2019
432 pages
ISBN: 1101985631
EAN: 9781101985632
Kindle: B073YT7KCX
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
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Thriller Domestic | Thriller Psychological | Suspense Psychological

Brad Parks delivers a riveting, emotionally powerful stand-alone domestic suspense thriller perfect for fans of The Couple Next Door and What She Knew.

Disaster is always closer than you know.

It was a lesson Melanie Barrick learned the hard way growing up in the constant upheaval of foster care. But now that she’s survived into adulthood—with a loving husband, a steady job, and a beautiful baby boy named Alex—she thought that turmoil was behind her.

Until one Tuesday evening when she goes to pick up Alex from childcare only to discover he’s been removed by Social Services. And no one will say why. It’s a terrifying scenario for any parent, but doubly so for Melanie, who knows the unintended horrors of what everyone coldly calls “the system.” Her nightmare grows worse when she arrives home to learn her house has been raided by sheriff’s deputies, who have found enough cocaine to send Melanie to prison for years. The evidence against her is overwhelming, and if Melanie can’t prove her innocence, she’ll lose Alex forever.

Meanwhile, assistant commonwealth’s attorney Amy Kaye—who has been assigned Melanie’s case—has her own troubles. She’s been dogged by a cold case no one wants her to pursue: a serial rapist who has avoided detection by wearing a mask and whispering his commands. Over the years, he has victimized dozens of women.

Including Melanie. Yet now her attacker might be the key to her salvation... or her undoing.

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