In a Temple of Trees by Suzanne Hudson
A Novel

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Cecil Durgin, a twelve-year-old African-American orphan, witnesses the perverse buildup to a brutal murder at an exclusive hunting camp in 1958. Decades later, the shame and guilt are still haunting him when fissures start forming in the lives of several characters unwittingly connected by a young woman’s body buried deep in the West Alabama woods. Thirty years of pressure and bitterness ignite an unstoppable chain reaction leading back to the night of the murder—and the truth.
In a Temple of Trees is the story of secrets and their devastating aftermath on the powerful and the meek, husbands and wives, the living and the dead.
 

About Suzanne Hudson

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Suzanne Hudson has taught college English for fifteen years, including courses in theatre, playwriting, literature, and composition. She has written three college composition textbooks: WRITING ABOUT THEATRE AND DRAMA, THE ART OF WRITING ABOUT ART, and THINKING AND WRITING IN THE HUMANITIES.
 
Published August 11, 2009 by MP Publishing Limited. 354 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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