Jack Bride was once a teacher at a girls' private school, until a student's crush robbed him of his career and reputation. Jack takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her. But, just when he thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside down.
Jack St. Bride was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls' private school - until a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation and robbed him of his career and reputation. Now, after a devastatingly public ordeal that left him with an eight-month jail sentence and no job, Jack resolves to pick up the pieces of his life. He takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her in the quiet New England village of Salem Falls. But just when Jack thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside down once again, triggering a modern-day witch hunt in a town haunted by its own history...
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'Picoult's characters are so compelling that the reader hopes this won't be the last time we meet' -- USA Today 'Gripping ... you'll be riveted by this multilayered tale of small-town intrigue.' -- Glamour 'It is impossible not to be held spellbound by the way she forces us to think, hard, about right and wrong' -- Washington Post 'Genuinely suspenseful ... remarkably original' -- Publishers' Weekly 'A chilling tale of covens and corruption in a small town ... The Craft meets Wild Things.' -- Cosmopolitan 'A gripping novel that is part romance, part thriller and part social commentary that keeps us turning the pages until the end' -- American
About Jodi Picoult
Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. Her previous novels include PLAIN TRUTH, KEEPING FAITH, THE PACT, VANISHING ACTS and MERCY. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.
Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult
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