EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young


The Distant Dead

Summary The Distant Dead Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review S to who killed him and finds a dark history she understands all too well But the truth about his murder may lie closer to home For Sal Prentiss’s grief seems heavily shaded with fear and Nora suspects he knows than he’s telling about how his favorite teacher died As she tries to earn the wary boy’s trust she finds he holds not only the key to Adam’s murder but an unexpected chance at the life she thought she’d lostWeaving together the last months of Adam’s life Nora’s search for answers and a young boy’s anguished moral reckoning this unforgettable thriller brings a small American town to vivid life filled with complex flawed characters wrestling with the weight of the past the promise of the future and the bitter freedom that forgiveness can bri. This pulled me in slowly although very depressing the ah ha moment was crushing and played out even worse than I could imagine The setting is very familiar to me perfect backdrop for this hard scrabble life

Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young

Summary The Distant Dead Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review D A uiet seemingly unremarkable man he connected with just one of his students Sal Prentiss a lonely sixth grader who lives with his uncles on a desolate ranch in the hills The two outcasts developed a tender trusting friendship that brought each of them hope in the wake of tragedy But it is Sal who finds Adam’s body charred almost beyond recognition half a mile from his uncles’ compound Nora Wheaton the middle school’s social studies teacher dreamed of a life far from Lovelock only to be dragged back on the eve of her college graduation to care for her disabled father a man she loves but can’t forgive She sensed in the new math teacher a kindred spirit another soul bound to Lovelock by guilt and duty After Adam’s death she delves into his past for clue. A dark coming of age story focuses on a small town s mysterious death of a local math teacher Mr Merkel The body was found by a student Sal who becomes one of the main protagonists of this story While the overall storyline focuses on the mystery behind Mr Merkel s death the book is mainly a character study of rural Nevada and the working class in America While this book is very compelling it is also a very dense and slower paced novel This book is definitely for a specific reader and if you are looking for a book to binge maybe seek something a bit faster in pace

Heather Young ✓ 9 Review

Summary The Distant Dead Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review A young boy finds himself at the center of a murder mystery in this timely and twisty thriller from the author of the acclaimed The Lost Girls a compelling and indelible story set in small town America that examines the burden of guilt the bitter price of forgiveness and the debts we owe our dead both recent and distant A body burns in the high desert hills A boy walks into a fire station pale with the shock of a grisly discovery A middle school teacher worries when her colleague is late for work By day’s end when the body is identified as local math teacher Adam Merkel a small Nevada town will be rocked to its core by a brutal and calculated murder Adam Merkel left a university professorship in Reno to teach middle school in Lovelock seven months before he die. I had no idea what to expect when I started this book and wow Was I ever pleasantly surprised This book is the best of the best when it comes to a slow burn whodunnit thriller The book opens with a body burning in the desert and a young boy walking into a fire station to report his discovery By the end of the day the body is identified the boy s middle school math teacher Adam Merkel and this small left behind town is rocked to its core Nora Wheaton who is also a teacher at the town s middle school spends her days teaching and her evening caring for her father a man she loves but can t forgive after the death of her brother years ago She was the only friend Adam Merkel had at the school and after his death she delves into his past for clues as to who killed him and in so doing finds a dark history Weaving together the last months of Adam s life Nora searches for answers and uncovers not only the truth about Adam Merkel but also hurts and bitterness she has kept locked inside for yearsThis really is an unforgettable thriller that vividly brings a small town to life and is filled with complex flawed characters Young s characters have a way of getting under your skin and staying there I found myself with a lump in my throat several times reading Nora Adam and Sal s stories I wanted good to come for all of them but at the same time I was frustrated with them for some of their choices truly the making of great characters The ending took me by surprise but I thought it was perfectly unusual This book is definitely a slow burn but when it hits its stride it burns white hot It would have been a 5 star read for me except that some of the back stories grew somewhat tedious at times but once it all came full circle I understood it a bit This one has stayed with me for days now which is unusual for a thriller

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  • The Distant Dead
  • Heather Young
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  • 20 July 2020
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10 thoughts on “EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young

  1. says: EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review

    Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary The Distant Dead In a desert town outside of Reno Nevada and a young boy Saul finds a burnt body The body is that if a fairly new math teacher and except for Saul and Nora another teacher he has made few friends He also has a grief stricken past and many secr

  2. says: Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review I had no idea what to expect when I started this book and wow Was I ever pleasantly surprised This book is the best of the best when it comes to a slow burn whodunnit thriller The book opens with a body burning in the desert and a young boy walking into a fire station to report his discovery By the end of the day the body is identified the boy's middle school math teacher Adam Merkel and this small left behind town is rocked to its core Nor

  3. says: Summary The Distant Dead Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Bright flawless writing wonderful characters and a sense of pacing that draws time out like a long knife What could you want from a thriller? I loved this book

  4. says: EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review I wrote it so I like it just fine

  5. says: Summary The Distant Dead Heather Young ✓ 9 Review EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young The book to read The NYT reviewed it recently and inaccurately as a mystery or thriller There is a mystery in the plot but this book transcends genre Graceful writing a compelling story character driven with people you can believe in even thou

  6. says: EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Heather Young ✓ 9 Review

    Heather Young ✓ 9 Review EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young A dark coming of age story focuses on a small town's mysterious death of a local math teacher Mr Merkel The body was found by a student Sal who becomes one of the main protagonists of this story While the overall storyline focuses on the myster

  7. says: EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Summary The Distant Dead

    Summary The Distant Dead Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young I ordered this book because I enjoyed The Lost Girls When I started reading I thought it is not as good as her first book but as I kept on reading it got better and betterThe book is set in Navada's high desert in

  8. says: Summary The Distant Dead EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young The setting is Lovelock NV about 85 miles east of Reno along interstate 80 The population is about 1900 and one

  9. says: Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young

    Summary The Distant Dead Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young This pulled me in slowly although very depressing the ah ha moment was crushing and played out even worse than I could imagine The setting is very familiar to me perfect backdrop for this hard scrabble life

  10. says: Summary The Distant Dead Heather Young ✓ 9 Review Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Heather Young

    EBOOK NEW The Distant Dead Ð Heather Young This is a slow burn mystery with cast of mostly introverts that do not mindlessly babble sarcastic uips Not a book with a gotcha twist

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