By Julia Keller
In A Killing within the Hills, a robust, complicated debut from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Keller, a mom and a daughter try and do correct by means of a city and every different sooner than it really is too late.
What's occurring in Acker's hole, West Virginia? 3 aged males are gunned down over their espresso at a neighborhood diner, and likely part town is there to witness the act. nonetheless, it occurred so quick, and nobody turns out to have got a very good examine the shooter. was once it random? was once it attached to the spate of drug violence plaguing bad parts of the rustic similar to Acker's hole? Or have been Dean Streeter, Shorty McClurg, and Lee Rader specific somehow?
One of the witnesses to the brutal incident was once Carla Elkins, teenaged daughter of Bell Elkins, the prosecuting legal professional for Raythune County, WV. Carla used to be surprised and horrified by means of what she observed, yet after a number of days, she starts off to get well sufficient to think that she should be uniquely put to assist her mom do her job.
After all, what higher solution to fix their fragile, broken dating? yet may well Carla additionally prove doing extra damage than good—in truth, placing her personal existence in danger?
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A Killing in the Hills: A Novel (Bell Elkins Novels Book 1) by Julia Keller