Amanda Eyre Ward is the author of Sleep Toward Heaven, How to Be Lost, and Forgive Me, as well as a collection of short stories, Love Stories in This Town. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her family.
"A literary whodunit . . . a finely woven tale of two women who have never met but whose lives are inextricably linked . . . an absorbing mystery and a stirring journey to redemption."--People (four stars)
"I absolutely loved this beautiful, haunting story of a woman
who learns to come to terms with a dark, deep family
secret."--Tatiana de Rosnay, New York Times bestselling
author of Sarah's Key "Amanda Eyre Ward puts another jewel
in her crown as the reigning doyenne of 'dark secrets' literary
fiction."--The Dallas Morning News "Electrifying . . .
breathless and disturbing and hopeful."--Justin Cronin, New York
Times bestselling author of The Passage
"A captivating story of loss, forgiveness and ultimate redemption."--Kirkus Reviews
"Character-rich, psychologically probing."--New Orleans Times-Picayune
Winner of the August Elle Book Prize