Jack St Bride was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls' prep 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.
Jack St. Bride was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls' prep 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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"Genuinely suspenseful -- remarkably original." - Publishers Weekly "Secrets, slowly revealed, are what makes this novel compelling -- Right when the reader feels s/he has figured out all the mysteries and tied up the last loose string, Picoult leaves one final surprise for the last paragraph." -- BookPage "Gripping -- you'll be riveted by this multilayered tale of small-town intrigue." - Glamour "This is the book you will want to read this summer -- Salem Falls is one of those books you can't put down. On every page there is a twist, a revelation, a surprise, a pay-off, placing it firmly in the category of Page-Turner -- It has romance, heartbreak, mystery, spookiness, and even a good dose of moral dilemmas - everything a good novel needs." -- Ann Hood, Providence Journal 'Genuinely suspenseful ... remarkably original' -- Publishers' Weekly '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
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 Keeping Faith, The Pact, and Mercy. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.
Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult
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