By Samuel Ligon
"A masterful exhibition in storytelling; a breathless page-turner. Ligon drives his narrative like a formulation one racer. Buckle your seat belts and prepare for an exciting ride."—Jonathan Evison, West of Here
"Part meditation on glossy love's darkish and sometimes unexamined underbelly; half can't-put-it-down-even-for-a-dinner-break-thriller, this novel includes some of the most convincingly and complicatedly terrifying fictional characters i've got run into."—Pam Houston, Contents can have Shifted
"A wildly unique love tale, a ghost tale, a annoying and suspenseful tale within which the wickedly gifted Ligon channels voices—of the misplaced, the longing, and the damned."—Jess Walter, We stay in Water
Praise for Safe in Heaven Dead:
"A fantastically convincing first novel….An expertly stimulated debut."—Kirkus, starred review
"This debut novel immediately seizes and holds the imagination."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Ligon is firmly up to speed, laying out the weather of the tale just like the items of a large jigsaw puzzle."—New York occasions e-book Review
Nikki has spent her existence operating from her abusive mom and the violent boyfriend she killed years in the past, and now from his brother, Burke, simply published from legal. Burke does not understand but how his brother died, yet he is enthusiastic about discovering Nikki and claiming her—and her daughter—as his personal. Now she's run out of room to run.
Samuel Ligon is the writer of Safe in Heaven useless (HarperCollins, 2003) and Drift and Swerve. His tales have seemed in additional than twenty literary journals. He teaches at jap Washington University's Inland Northwest heart for Writers, and is the editor of Willow Springs.
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