The Secret Hour

The Secret Hour

Book - 2003
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"The Secret Hour," Luanne Rice's stunning new hardcover, is the story of John O'Rourke, crack defense attorney, grieving widower, loving father of Teddy, fourteen, and Maggie, eleven. Since his wife's death, John has struggled not only to provide the strength and solace his children desperately need, but to cope with the small crises of everyday life. Now he has taken on the most challenging case of his career -- the death penalty appeal of Connecticut's Breakwater Killer, Greg Merrill, convicted of a series of brutal murders -- a case that threatens to tear the state apart and has raised a storm of enmity around John himself and those he loves. Into this besieged household comes Kate Harris, a steady presence seemingly sent by heaven itself. But Kate is a woman on a quest of her own, as she searches for the key to a haunting mystery in her own family.Drawing on the locales and storylines her fans cherish, "The Secret Hour" combines Luanne Rice's bestselling blend of love and family with gripping new elements of suspense, in an unforgettable novel sure to take her to new bestselling heights.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780553802245
0553802240
Branch Call Number: RIC
Characteristics: 335 p. ;,25 cm

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VentdeVie
Feb 26, 2014

Story brushes the criminal mind of a serial-killer. Great suspense, kept me guessing til the end. While hope and betrayal are paramount to the main characters.

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bridge1
Aug 16, 2012

Good action, interesting characters. It's a 10!

cgloden Feb 27, 2012

Really good book with an exciting surprise ending!!

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