By RJ Ellory
Published Jan 2010
Annie O’Neill observes life from her second-hand bookstore in Manhattan. She is 30, single, and tired of the quiet anonymity of her life. So when a stranger arrives – Forrester – who knew her father, Annie is intrigued, for Annie’s father has been dead for twenty years.
Forrester tells Annie a story of love and loss, murder and betrayal, taking her from the gas chambers of Auschwitz to the gangs on 1960s New York. As the story unfolds, Annie’s own life alters course and she embarks on a relationship with a man she barely knows. But will Annie find the truth before the truth finds her…