Haunted by her past, Ivy Stanton returns to Kudzu Hollow, the town she left 15 years ago after her parents were murdered, to report on a story for her magazine and put to rest the demons that continue to plague her.

Unbeknownst to her, Matt Mahoney, the man wrongly accused of killing her parents and responsible for saving her life, sets out to confront Ivy for not speaking up for him 15 years ago. Though the past has damaged them both emotionally and physically, Ivy and Matt find solace in one another and join forces to find the real killer and help Ivy remember her past. What they encounter hits close to home and puts them in danger.

Herron pens a fast-paced, romantic thriller that captivates readers from the first page. This is a masterpiece of multilayered plots and memorable characters. With its romance, suspense, supernatural undertones and brilliant dialogue, readers will not be able to put this book down. Be sure you have the lights on and all windows and doors locked; this novel will make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. (Aug., 384 pp., $5.99)
Reviewed by: 
Autumn M. Harrison