Adam Chase has spent the last five years in New York trying to wipe out the memory of his family's rejection. Until a phone call from his best friend summons him back to Red Water Farm. When he left North Carolina, Adam left for good. Now he has no choice but to return -- and being remembered as a murderer doesn't help. Within hours of arriving, ...Read MoreAdam Chase has spent the last five years in New York trying to wipe out the memory of his family's rejection. Until a phone call from his best friend summons him back to Red Water Farm. When he left North Carolina, Adam left for good. Now he has no choice but to return -- and being remembered as a murderer doesn't help. Within hours of arriving, Adam is beaten up, accosted and has to face the hostility of those closest to him, including Grace, the young woman he cannot forget. Nothing has changed.And then people start turning up dead.For a man only just acquitted of murder, Adam's homecoming does not go well. And he has a dark streak, a history of violence. Everyone doubts. No one trusts him. And as the past threatens to overshadow the present, Adam becomes the prime suspect for the new murders. He alone can clear his name ...Read Less
Love the book. This author provides a great read. Will look forward to his next book
May 12, 2011
Best Hart book
Down River was the most enjoyable of John Hart's three books. It keeps the reader guessing until the end.
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Mar 17, 2011
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Jul 24, 2010
Not only is this a well constructed mystery; but John Hart's insight into the human psyche, complexities of dysfunctional families, human frailities, and difficulties of forgiveness encourage the reader to think and feel deeply about life and personal issues.
Sep 1, 2007
John Hart's Second Great Thriller
The newest by the author of King of Lies is just as good and the action rolls from beginning to end. Hart's fluid writing style makes all his characters sharp and realistic. Adam Chase has been absent from his North Carolina home for several years but when he returns his past jumps out at him-literally and figuratively as he is attacked and acccused of past crimes. New murders occur that seem to put him further in the line of fire and volatile family relationships erupt. Suspenseful and smooth, don't miss it.
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