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The Scarred Man (John Wells #5)

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A ghost story forces a man to confront the darkest secret of his past

Christmas is lonely for a man with no family, and Mike North is grateful when his boss invites him to spend the holiday at his cabin upstate. But as a blizzard descends and conversation dries up, Mike regrets leaving New York City. Only the arrival of Susannah, his boss’s daughter, saves him from going ma
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ebook, 328 pages
Published April 17th 2012 by MysteriousPress.com/Open Road (first published January 1st 2012)
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Otto Penzler
Apr 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Ghost stories are fun until they become a reality. Most of us live life with the certainty that these terrifying impossibilities remain impossible. Mike North isn’t so lucky. During a perfectly innocent Christmas holiday at his boss’s cabin in upstate New York, a blizzard sets in and leads Mike and his boss’s daughter Susannah to start swapping stories. In his attempt to impress her with his creative storytelling, however, Susannah screams in utter terror. Apparently Mike’s story isn’t so made u ...more
Dorian
Aug 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I like Klavan's wry wit and pulse-pounding suspense, and the romance between protagonists Michael North and Susannah McGill is as sexy as it is tender. It's one of those books that's so terrific, I wish I'd written it! :-) Highly recommended!
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