By Dorie McCullough Lawson
The summer time of 1995 marks Kate Colter's 15th 12 months within the small city of Hayden, Wyoming. She is a girl who's more often than not satisfied in her marriage and along with her now predictable daily existence as spouse, mom, and part-time breadwinner. although she is a brand new Englander at center, Kate has reached some extent the place rodeos, summer time warmth, sharp mild, and the great, desolate great thing about the West became virtually moment nature to her. She loves her husband and daughter, is keen on her acquaintances, and enjoys the corporate of her partner's mother. but, privately, she longs for the conversations and tales of her prior, and she or he can not help yet suppose disconnected from the folks round her.
In walks Tom Baxter, Kate's mother-in-law's new suitor from "back East."
Kate is instantly interested in Tom—his light appeal and fascinating dialog spark an strange companionship. Tom appears like the little piece of domestic that Kate so misses. She's desirous about him and approximately his tale, yet unearths unexplained gaps and inconsistencies that pique her curiosity to a brand new point. Then a chain of unusual and possible suspicious occasions leads Kate to a terrifying conclusion—a end which can eternally shatter her lifestyles and the lives of these she loves.
In this debut novel, Dorie McCullough Lawson vividly captures a well-known American panorama. packed with unforgettable characters and written in eloquent but suspenseful prose, Along Comes a Stranger is a darkly funny novel that examines the intensity of identification and family members life.
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