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Something happened to her mother that night. Something no one wants to talk about. But she's determined to uncover her family's dark secrets, even if they bury her.
Five-year-old Sloane McBride couldn't sleep that night. Her parents were arguing again, their harsh words heating the cool autumn air. And then there was that other sound—the ominous thump before all went quiet.
In the morning, her mother was gone.
The official story was that she left. Her loving, devoted mother! That hadn't sat any better at the time than it did when Sloane moved out at eighteen, anxious to leave her small Texas hometown in search of anywhere else. But not even a fresh start working as a model in New York could keep the nightmares at bay. Or her fears that the domineering father she grew up with wasn't just difficult—he was deadly.
Now another traumatic loss forces Sloane to realize she owes it to her mother to find out the truth, even if it means returning to a small town full of secrets and lies, a jilted ex-boyfriend, and a father and brother who'd rather see her silenced. But as Sloane starts digging into the past, the question isn't whether she can uncover what really happened that night...it's what will remain of her family if she does?
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Five-year-old Sloane McBride couldn't sleep that night. Her parents were arguing again, their harsh words heating the cool autumn air. And then there was that other sound—the ominous thump before all went quiet.
In the morning, her mother was gone.
The official story was that she left. Her loving, devoted mother! That hadn't sat any better at the time than it did when Sloane moved out at eighteen, anxious to leave her small Texas hometown in search of anywhere else. But not even a fresh start working as a model in New York could keep the nightmares at bay. Or her fears that the domineering father she grew up with wasn't just difficult—he was deadly.
Now another traumatic loss forces Sloane to realize she owes it to her mother to find out the truth, even if it means returning to a small town full of secrets and lies, a jilted ex-boyfriend, and a father and brother who'd rather see her silenced. But as Sloane starts digging into the past, the question isn't whether she can uncover what really happened that night...it's what will remain of her family if she does?
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seriesWheeler large print hardcover
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subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction
Electronic books
Family secrets -- Fiction
Large type books
Missing persons -- Fiction
Models (Persons) -- Fiction
Motherless families -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Texas -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Women -- Crimes against -- Fiction
title_displayBefore we were strangers
title_fullBefore We Were Strangers
Before We Were Strangers [electronic resource] / Brenda Novak
Before we were strangers / Brenda Novak
Before we were strangers [electronic resource] / Brenda Novak
Before we were strangers [text (large print)] / by Brenda Novak
title_shortBefore we were strangers
topic_facetCrimes against
Dysfunctional families
Electronic books
Family secrets
Fiction
Literature
Missing persons
Models (Persons)
Motherless families
Suspense
Thriller
Women