name was Rob Castor. Quite possibly, you've heard of him. He became
a minor cult celebrity in his early twenties for writing a book of
darkly pitch-perfect stories set in a stupid upstate New York town.
About a dozen years later, he murdered his writer-girlfriend and
The deaths of Rob Castor and his girlfriend begin a wrenching and
enthrallingly suspenseful story that mines the explosive terrains
of love and paternity, marriage and its delicate intricacies,
family secrets and how they fester over time, and ultimately the
true nature of loyalty and trust, friendship and envy, deception
As the media takes hold of this sensational crime, a series of
unexpected revelations unleashes hidden truths in the lives of
those closest to Rob. At the center of this driving narrative is
Rob's childhood best friend, Nick Framingham, whose ten-year
marriage to his college sweetheart is faltering. Shocked by Rob's
death, Nick begins to reevaluate his own life and his past, and as
he does so, a fault line opens up beneath him, leading him all the
way to the novel's startling conclusion.
In this ambitious and thrilling novel, award-winning author Eli
Gottlieb --- with extraordinarily luxuriant and evocative prose ---
takes us deep into the human psyche, where the most profound of
secrets are kept.
NOW YOU SEE HIM © Copyright 2011 by Eli Gottlieb. Reprinted
with permission by William Morrow. All rights reserved.
Now You See Him