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The scent of rain and lightning: a novel

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New York : Ballantine Books, c2010.
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319 pages ; 25 cm.
MYSTERY Pickard, N.
MYSTERY Pickard, N.
MYSTERY Pickard, N.
One beautiful summer afternoon, Jody Linder receives shocking news: The man convicted of murdering her father is being released from prison and returning to the small town of Rose, Kansas. It has been twenty-three years since that stormy night when her father was shot and killed and her mother disappeared, presumed dead. Neither the protective embrace of Jody’s three uncles nor the safe haven of her grandparents’ ranch could erase the pain caused by Billy Crosby on that catastrophic night.

Now Billy Crosby is free, thanks to the efforts of his son, Collin, a lawyer who has spent most of his life trying to prove his father’s innocence. Despite their long history of carefully avoiding each other in such an insular community, Jody and Collin find that they share an exclusive sense of loss. 

As Jody revisits old wounds, startling truths emerge about her family’s tragic past. But even through struggle and hardship, she still dares to hope for a better future—and maybe even love.

BONUS: This edition contains a The Scent of Rain and Lightning discussion guide.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Pickard, N. (2010). The scent of rain and lightning: a novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

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Pickard, Nancy. 2010. The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

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Pickard, Nancy, The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2010.

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Pickard, Nancy. The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2010. Print.

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