The Arsonist

The Arsonist

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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From the best-selling author of While I Was Gone and The Senator's Wife, a superb new novel about a family and a community tested when an arsonist begins setting fire to the homes of the summer people in a small New England town.Troubled by the feeling that she belongs nowhere after working in East Africa for fifteen years, Frankie Rowley has come home--home to the small New Hampshire village of Pomeroy and the farmhouse where her family has always summered. On her first night back, a house up the road burns to the ground. Then another house burns, and another, always the houses of the summer people. In a town where people have never bothered to lock their doors, social fault lines are opened, and neighbors begin to regard one another with suspicion. Against this backdrop of menace and fear, Frankie begins a passionate, unexpected affair with the editor of the local paper, a romance that progresses with exquisite tenderness and heat toward its own remarkable...
Publisher: 2014
ISBN: 9780385351706

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wordbaker Jul 24, 2014

the ending was a big let-down. I know that life is messy. but a little more resolution would be nice. the relation between Frankie & Sylvia was great.

dossiere Jul 16, 2014

this book was awesome from beginning to end.i read it in just a few days.i loved the relationship btween Bud and Frankie.

SpringAltman Jul 09, 2014

The author does a nice job of weaving multiple story lines together for a very interesting read.
This book has suspense, romance, and mystery all together.

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