Is it true what they say? That weare only as sick as our worst secret? Because Helen Patrice has one. Last night, she murdered a strangerab Helen is a recovering alcoholic struggling through a twelve-step program. Now itas time to make amends for a crime she got away withaa hit and run accident that killed the wife of school teacher Edgar Woolrich. Itas time to face the consequences. When she finally gathers the courage to meet him, the ninth step begins with a lieathe first of many as their relationship grows, and Helen knows itas far too late to reveal the truth to a man sheas come to love. Then one day, she receives an anonymous note: Does he know you killed his wife? Now her devastating trail of deceit is about to lead her into the darkest place so farathat of other peopleas secretsab... calling Helen atrash.a Helen got up and walked to the tiny window overlooking the repair area and watched two repairmen buffing down the hood where the crinkled metal ... at the head of the line. The color of her Honda Insight was changed.
|Title||:||The Ninth Step|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-09-04|