Gripping yet hilarious, suspenseful and sad - a brilliant debut for fans of Twin Peaks and The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.
When three-year-old Harry goes missing, the whole of America turns its attention to one small town.
Everyone is eager to help. Everyone is a suspect. Desperate mother Jess, whose grief is driving her to extreme measures. Newcomer Jared, with an easy charm and a string of broken hearts in his wake. Photographer Jerry, who´s determined to break away from his controlling mother once and for all. And, investigating them all, a police chief with a hidden obsession of his own...
In Chris Whitaker´s brilliant and original debut novel, missing persons, secret identities and dangerous lies abound in a town as idiosyncratic as its inhabitants.