“Victoria Helen Stone renders the obsessions and weaknesses
of her characters with scorching insight.”
–Christopher Rice, New York Times Bestselling Author
Half Past – debuts September 19th!
Hannah has always felt like a stranger in her own home. She’s about to find out why.
At forty-five, Hannah Smith is at a crossroads. That’s her spin on it. The reality is she’s divorced, jobless, and moving back to her family home in Iowa to keep an eye on her mother, who’s slipping into dementia.
Her return stirs up the same unnerving sense of disconnect Hannah has felt since childhood—always the odd girl out, the loner outshone by her two older sisters. Hannah knew the feelings of hurt would come back. But she never expected fear. Because when her mother looks into her eyes and whispers, “You’re not my daughter,” Hannah is beginning to believe it’s not just the rambling of a confused woman.
It’s the truth.
Now Hannah’s following the trail of a family mystery to the dark coast of Big Sur, where years ago a lie was born—and buried. As frightened as she is to unearth it, Hannah knows this is the last chance she has before her past—and all its terrible secrets—are lost forever.
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“Stone (nom de plume of romance writer Victoria Dahl)…ably switches to darker suspense in a compelling story exploring what lurks behind a seemingly perfect life.” – Booklist
“…Sterling prose creates a seamless atmosphere of anticipation and dread, while delivering devastating truths about the nature of sex, relationships, and lies.”
– Christopher Rice, New York Times bestselling author