Girl at the Edge

Girl at the Edge

by Karen Dietrich

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Overview

"Karen Dietrich can stop your heart with a sentence."
—Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife


Not a single resident of St. Augustine, Florida, can forget the day that Michael Joshua Hayes walked into a shopping mall and walked out the mass murderer of eleven people.

He's now spent over a decade on death row, and his daughter Evelyn - who doesn't remember a time when her father wasn't an infamous killer - is determined to unravel the mystery and understand what drove her father to shoot those innocent victims.

Evelyn's search brings her to a support group for children of incarcerated parents, where a fierce friendship develops with another young woman named Clarisse. Soon the girls are inseparable, and by the beginning of the summer, Evelyn is poised at the edge of her future and must make a life-defining choice. Whether to believe that a parent's legacy of violence is escapable or that history will simply keep repeating itself. Whether we choose it to or not.








Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538732939
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 03/03/2020
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 167,634
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.05(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Karen Dietrich is a writer of fiction, poetry, and memoir. She earned an MFA in poetry from New England College. She also writes music and plays drums in Essential Machine, a band she formed with her husband. Karen was born and raised in southwestern Pennsylvania and currently lives outside Pittsburgh with her husband and son.

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