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 sleek love's darkish and infrequently unexamined underbelly; half can't-put-it-down-even-for-a-dinner-break-thriller, this novel includes the most convincingly and complicatedly terrifying fictional characters i've got run into."—Pam Houston, Contents could have Shifted
"A wildly unique love tale, a ghost tale, a stressful and suspenseful tale during which the wickedly proficient Ligon channels voices—of the misplaced, the longing, and the damned."—Jess Walter, We dwell 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 on top of things, laying out the weather of the tale just like the items of a large jigsaw puzzle."—New York occasions ebook Review
Nikki has spent her lifestyles working from her abusive mom and the violent boyfriend she killed years in the past, and now from his brother, Burke, simply published from criminal. Burke does not be aware of but how his brother died, yet he is keen 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 lifeless (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 middle for Writers, and is the editor of Willow Springs.
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