“Keeping secrets leads to calamitous consequences in Morris’s disturbing domestic thriller. Morris (The Lost Mother) knocks over a domino chain of events that…confirm the importance of comprehending past mistakes to avoid future ones.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Morris, a PEN/Faulkner finalist (Vanished) and Oprah Book Club author (Songs in Ordinary Time), here offers a…plotline that develops into a memorable, cinematic novel through strong portrayals of complex personalities….As suspense builds, Morris adds context and depth by carefully revealing inner lives dominated by deception and loneliness, creating empathy for a variety of flawed characters, including even monstrous Eddie.”
—Library Journal