The Resource Cover of snow : a novel, Jenny Milchman, (electronic resource)

Cover of snow : a novel, Jenny Milchman, (electronic resource)

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Cover of snow : a novel
Title
Cover of snow
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Milchman
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Jenny Milchman's Cover of Snow is a remarkable debut, a gripping tale of suspense in the tradition of Gillian Flynn, Chris Bohjalian, and Nancy Pickard. Waking up one wintry morning in her old farmhouse nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, Nora Hamilton instantly knows that something is wrong. When her fog of sleep clears, she finds her world is suddenly, irretrievably shattered: Her husband, Brendan, has committed suicide. The first few hours following Nora's devastating discovery pass for her in a blur of numbness and disbelief. Then, a disturbing awareness slowly settles in: Brendan left no note and gave no indication that he was contemplating taking his own life. Why would a rock-solid police officer with unwavering affection for his wife, job, and quaint hometown suddenly choose to end it all? Having spent a lifetime avoiding hard truths, Nora must now start facing them. Unraveling her late husband's final days, Nora searches for an explanation--but finds a bewildering resistance from Brendan's best friend and partner, his fellow police officers, and his brittle mother. It quickly becomes clear to Nora that she is asking questions no one wants to answer. For beneath the soft cover of snow lies a powerful conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep its presence unknown. and its darkest secrets hidden. Advance praise for Cover of Snow "Everything a great suspense novel should be--tense, emotional, mysterious, and satisfying. Let's hope this is the start of a long career."--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Wanted Man "A suspenseful, darkly atmospheric story of switchbacks and surprises, reminiscent of Margaret Maron's work, which is about the highest praise I can bestow."--Laura Lippmann"--
  • "On a wintry morning, in the remote Adirondack village of Wedeskyull, New York, Nora Hamilton wakes to find her life utterly changed: her rock-solid policeman husband has committed suicide. The life that Nora has grown to know and love in her husband's peaceful hometown is gone. And almost immediately, the pieces don't add up: solid as an oak Brendan was prescribed sedatives a week earlier, an odd local mechanic tells Nora strange stories about her husband's past, Brendan's coworkers on the police force are keeping an eye on her, as is a genial local reporter, hot on the trail of an explosive expose. Relying on the methodical nature that serves her so well as a restorer of old homes, Nora struggles to understand what happened to her husband -- even as this insular, frigid mountain town is determined to keep its deadly secrets buried"--
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Milchman, Jenny
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.I47555
LC item number
C68 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Widows
  • Small cities
  • Conspiracies
  • FICTION / Thrillers
  • FICTION / Psychological
  • FICTION / Sagas
  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
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Cover of snow : a novel, Jenny Milchman, (electronic resource)
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Electronic book
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345534231
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB9B303E-5988-4D1C-B37E-76A748E41AC5
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000098552
  • 606943
Label
Cover of snow : a novel, Jenny Milchman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345534231
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB9B303E-5988-4D1C-B37E-76A748E41AC5
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000098552
  • 606943

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