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The King of Lies

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Published by St. Martin"s Minotaur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Murder victims" families,
  • American First Novelists,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Espionage / Thriller,
  • Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Suspense,
  • Fathers,
  • Death,
  • Fathers and sons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9730392M
    ISBN 10031234161X
    ISBN 109780312341619


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The King of Lies (Book): Hart, John: From the masterful New York Times bestselling and two-time Edgar Award-winning author of The Last Child and Down River, comes this tour de force of murder and the dark ripples it sends through a man, his family and community.

Jackson Workman Pickens--known to most as Work--mindlessly holds together his life: a failing law practice left to him. Hart's mastery of prose and plot belie his newcomer status as he explores the true heart of a man.

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See Featured Authors Answering Questions. Description. From the masterful New York Times bestselling and two-time Edgar Award-winning author of The Last Child and Down River, comes this tour de force of murder and the dark ripples it sends through a man, his family and community. The King of Lies; All formats/editions.

eAudio; but he reads with little emotion and seems to be as interested in getting through the book as he is in giving it depth. Some of the problem is that the author has stuffed this book with every clichŽ known to the legal thriller.

Chandler is a decent narrator who deserves better material. The King of Lies (Book): Hart, John: John Hart creates a literary thriller that is as suspenseful as it is poignant, a riveting murder mystery layered beneath the southern drawl of a humble North Carolina lawyer.

When Work Pickens finds his father murdered, the investigation pushes a repressed family history to the surface and he sees his own carefully constructed facade begin to crack. Hart's mastery of prose and plot belie his newcomer status as he explores the true heart of a man.

An illuminating anatomy of a murder and the ripple effect it produces within a family and a community, The King of Lies is a stunning debut.

Now with an excerpt from John Hart's next book. Hart's mastery of prose and plot belie his newcomer status as he explores the true heart of a man. An illuminating anatomy of a murder and the ripple effect it produces within a family and a community, The King of Lies is a stunning debut.

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