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A Quiet Belief in Angels

Growing up in rural Georgia during the 1940s, Joseph Vaughan finds himself at the center of series of mutilations and killings of young girls. Just a teenager, Joseph becomes determined to protect his community from the killer, but is powerless to prevent more murders --- and no one is ever caught. Ten years later one of his neighbors is found hanging from a rope, surrounded by articles from the dead girls; the killings cease, and the nightmare appears to be over. Desperate and plagued everything he has witnessed, Joseph sets out forge a new life in New York. But even there the past won't leave him alone --- for it seems that the murderer still lives and is killing again, and that the secret to his identity lies in Joseph's own history.

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A Quiet Belief in Angels
by R.J. Ellory

  • Publication Date: September 8, 2009
  • Genres: Fiction, Thriller
  • Hardcover: 396 pages
  • Publisher: Overlook Hardcover
  • ISBN-10: 1590202503
  • ISBN-13: 9781590202500