By Amanda Eyre Ward
For many of her lifestyles, Lauren Mahdian has been yes of 2 issues: that her mom is lifeless, and that her father is a assassin. earlier than the bad tragedy, Lauren led a sheltered lifestyles at the banks of new york Sound, a haven of sumptuous houses and possible excellent households. yet one morning, eight-year-old Lauren and her older brother aroused from sleep to find their mother's physique and their liked father arrested for the murder.
Years later, Lauren is surrounded through uncertainty. Startling revelations strength her to peek less than the floorboards of her conscientiously built thoughts, set aside the model of background that she has clung to so fiercely, and look for the reality of what rather occurred that fateful evening lengthy ago.
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