Reading through this fast-paced tale, I found myself going from
"Hm" to "What? That doesn't make any sense" to "Oohhh!" and back
around to "Hm" as the novel wound up. My thoughts segued from one
to another. The instant I believed I had it figured out, the story
took a deliciously sharp turn and plunged me deeper into the
mystery. I couldn't put it down until I knew what was what, and
that didn't happen until the last chapter. "Psychological suspense"
doesn't begin to describe THE LONELY PLACES.
Ruth Gemmill is recovering from a bad relationship. A very bad