A small-town bad boy, forged into a man in the fires of Afghanistan, returns home, still burning with a romantic obsession nothing can quench. As the fog lifts one morning, a lone soldier is walking home. Who is he? The sleepy, gossipy town of Hoosick Bridge, Vermont, has forgotten him, but it will soon remember. He is Roy Murphy, returning to face his violent, complicated reputation. Returning to Emma Herrick, descendant of Hoosick Bridgeas first family, who occupies its grandest, now decaying, house: the Heights. Their intense and unlikely adolescent romance provided scandalous gossip for the town. The young lovers escaped Hoosick Bridge, but Emma remained Royas obsession long after they parted. Now Roy returns from Afghanistan a changed and extraordinary man who will stop at nothing to obtain a piece of the Herricksa legacy.For a few weeks he towed a used riding lawn mower. This was a brief but acute embarrassment. A landscaper with a home ownera#39;s riding mower is like an airborne unit on patrol with 22s. He needed to find a used Scag. In the early days heanbsp;...
|Title||:||Abide with Me|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2013-03-05|