By Dana Stabenow
Thirty-one years in the past in Anchorage, Alaska, Victoria Pilz Bannister Muravieff was once convicted of murdering her seventeen-year-old son William. The jury back a short verdict of to blame, believing the prosecutor's claims that she had set fireplace to her own residence with either her sons inside of; William died and the opposite, Oliver, narrowly escaped. Victoria was once sentenced to existence in felony with out parole, and notwithstanding she pled now not accountable on the trial, she by no means back denied her guilt.
Now her daughter, Charlotte Muravieff, has employed Kate Shugak to transparent her mother's identify. Her daughter has regularly believed in her innocence, and now that Victoria has been clinically determined with terminal melanoma, Charlotte wishes her unfastened. Kate is the one p.i. Charlotte can locate who's keen to take the sort of long-shot case. Kate, nevertheless, is just prepared simply because she's abruptly a unmarried mum or dad to undefined, she hopes will choose to visit university. along with, it can't be undesirable to do a want for the Bannister relations, one of many wealthiest and so much well-liked households in Alaska's brief history.
As Kate starts off an research, Victoria protests, refusing to cooperate. yet quickly it kind of feels she isn't the one person who desires to depart the prior long ago. during this spell-binding novel, Kate's disagreement with thirty years of secrets and techniques and regret-and murder-in considered one of Alaska's strongest households indicates award-winning crime author Dana Stabenow on the best of her online game.
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