By Tiffany Baker
Within the tiny city of Titan Falls, New Hampshire, the paper mill dictates a quiet, regular rhythm of existence. yet in the future a sad bus coincidence units households on a direction towards destruction, irrevocably changing the lives of every person of their wake.
June McAllister is the spouse of the neighborhood mill proprietor and undisputed first girl on the town. however the Snow kin, a gaggle of itinerant ne'er-do-wells who survive a decrepit and cursed estate, have introduced her--and the town--nothing yet grief.
June will do something to hide up a depressing mystery she discovers after the crash, person who threatens to upend her picture-perfect existence, whether it ability riding the Snow kin out of city. yet she hasn't ever long gone up opposed to a strength as fierce because the younger Mercy Snow. Mercy is set to guard her rebellious brother, whom town blames for the coincidence, regardless of his innocence. and he or she has a mystery of her personal. whilst an outdated skeleton is found now not faraway from the crash, it beckons Mercy to resolve a secret buried deep in the town's prior.
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