Long Creek in New York’s Hill County is an offended place—depressed, suspicious, and unforgiving. within the aftermath of a late-November storm from snow, one of many town’s youngest voters, five-year-old Jamie Brokow, the son of rich divorced mom and dad, is kidnapped. His family members will pay the abductors their ransom, however the boy isn't returned—and quickly in a while, Fran Spicer, the neighborhood reporter masking the case, dies because the results of a mysterious automobile crash that the police are all too wanting to characteristic to alcohol.
Will Schafer edits a newspaper in a neighboring county, and he’s much less keen to push aside the dying of his buddy Spicer so simply. Schafer won’t locate a lot neighborhood aid for his research, however—strangers like him usually are not welcome in lengthy Creek. nonetheless, he's made up our minds to discover the reality and notice that justice is served, for Fran and for little Jamie. however the hunt may have strong, unanticipated outcomes for everybody concerned: Schafer, the townspeople, the police, the devastated relations . . . and a wierd, disfigured hermit, drawn from his solitude within the wooded area by means of the worried cries of a small baby within the night.
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