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Forty-one-year-old school nurse Kate Cypher has returned
home to rural Vermont to care for her mother who's afflicted
with Alzheimer's. On the night she arrives, a young girl is
murdered—a horrific crime that eerily mirrors another from
Kate's childhood. Three decades earlier, her dirt-poor
friend Del—shunned and derided by classmates as "Potato
Girl"—was brutally slain. Del's killer was never found,
while the victim has since achieved immortality in local
legends and ghost stories. Now, as this new murder
investigation draws Kate irresistibly in, her past and
present collide in terrifying, unexpected ways. Because
nothing is quite what it seems . . . and the grim specters
of her youth are far from forgotten.
More than just a murder mystery, Jennifer McMahon's
extraordinary debut novel, Promise Not to Tell, is a story
of friendship and family, devotion and betrayal—tautly
written, deeply insightful, beautifully evocative, and
Today - June 2, 2007
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