Unhallowed Ground by Gillian White
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Seeking refuge after a murder upends her life, a woman discovers that no matter how far she runs, she can’t escape the demons of her past 
Widowed London social worker Georgina “Georgie” Jefferson battles guilt and public disgrace when one of her charges, abused five-year-old Angela Hopkins, is beaten to death. She retreats to Furze Pen, an isolated Devon cottage that once belonged to Stephen, the deceased brother she never knew. In this refuge, she hopes to learn something about Stephen. But the hostility of her neighbors and a series of chilling incidents—including the disappearance of her dog and a stranger lurking around the cottage at night—disturb Georgie’s desperate search for peace. As winter closes in, Georgie must discover who or what threatens her most . . . the tragedies of her past or a new danger from her tormented present. Once again, master of suspense Gillian White depicts the dreadful, dependent relationship that can sprout between love and violence.
 

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Published March 19, 2013 by Open Road Media. 368 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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The author of 10 novels previously published in Britain, White makes her American debut with this atmospheric though uneven thriller, set in a remote corner of Dartmoor, in the southwest of England. C

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