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Inspired by a true story, this haunting debut novel pieces together a chorus of voices to explore the aftermath of a college student's death.

On a cold day in 1997, student Sara Morgan was killed in the woods surrounding her liberal arts college in upstate New York. Her boyfriend, Blake Campbell, confessed, his plea of temporary insanity raising more questions than it
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Paperback, 240 pages
Expected publication: July 9th 2020 by Bloomsbury (first published June 23rd 2020)
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Elyse  Walters
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A college student was murdered by her boyfriend, a schizophrenic whose friend said that they had done acid together the day the girlfriend went missing.
The boys lawyer pushed for a not guilty by reason of a temporary insanity. The defense said he was having a psychotic episode and didn’t know what he was doing.

Sara Rose Morgan, was found dead after two days, in the woods. Her throat cut so deeply she was nearly decapitated.

Blake Campbell, came from a nice family. He had an expensive
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Nyisha Richards
I read this book it was fun you it was so good thank you so much have a great day
Christopher Shawn
Sep 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Nothing Can Hurt you is a propulsive thriller that has “Netflix limited series” written all over it. Based on a true story, this tangled web of murder, revenge, resignation, and intrigue is a winner. Each chapter presents new wrinkles and insights into the aftermath of a small-town murder that has echoed across decades.
Doris Vandruff
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A young girl is found murdered, partially covered by snow. She is found by a housewife taking a walk.
The girl was murdered by her boyfriend. He was not convicted.
This book is based on a true story. It relates how the murder affected the people that the girl had come in contact with. Like throwing a pebble in the water and seeing the concentric circles, so does this story meld together the characters involved in the girls circle.
Very well written. Take a you into the realm of obsession.
Excellent
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(ARC) This is a strong work, though a little hard to describe. Initially designed to walk & talk like a murder mystery, what unfolds is a series of vignettes forming an extended meditation on how murder -- gendered violence in particular -- is digested by individuals, and (to a lesser extent) presented in media. Executed with engaging, straightforward prose in a variety of styles. Interesting read -- more subtle than you might expect.
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Nicola Maye Goldberg is a graduate of Bard College, where she received the Mary McCarthy Prize. Her work has appeared in the Winter Tangerine Review, the Quietus, Queen Mob's Tea House, and elsewhere. She is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at Columbia University.