|Andrew Michael Hurley.|
|Pages/Publication Date:||320 / 2017|
When Smith was a boy, he and his family went on an Easter pilgrimage with their local parish to the Loney. On this bleak stretch of the English coastline, the family visited an ancient shrine, in search of healing for Smith's disabled brother. But in Andrew Michael Hurley's Costa Award winning debut, the locals were none too pleased to welcome them, and the two brothers soon became entangled in a troubling morass of dangerous rituals. For years after, Smith carries the burden of what happened that spring. And when he hears that the body of a young child has been found during a storm at the Loney, he is forced to reckon with his darkest secrets, no matter the cost.
"An amazing piece of fiction."—Stephen King