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Bonfire

Can you ever outrun your past?

From actress, producer and writer Krysten Ritter, a gripping, tightly wound suspense novel about a woman forced to confront her past in the wake of small-town corruption

It has been 10 years since Abby Williams left home and scrubbed away all visible evidence of her small-town roots. Now working as an environmental lawyer in Chicago, she has a thriving career, a modern apartment and her pick of meaningless one-night stands.

But when a new case takes her back home to Barrens, Indiana, the life Abby painstakingly created begins to crack. Tasked with investigating Optimal Plastics, the town’s most high-profile company and economic heart, Abby begins to find strange connections to Barrens’s biggest scandal from more than a decade ago, involving the popular Kaycee Mitchell and her closest friends --- just before Kaycee disappeared for good.

Abby knows the key to solving any case lies in the weak spots, the unanswered questions. But as she tries desperately to find out what really happened to Kaycee, troubling memories begin to resurface and she begins to doubt her own observations. And when she unearths an even more disturbing secret --- a ritual called “The Game” --- it will threaten reputations and lives in the community and risk exposing a darkness that may consume her.

With tantalizing twists, slow-burning suspense and a remote rural town of just five claustrophobic square miles, BONFIRE is a dark exploration of what happens when your past and present collide.

Audiobook available, read by Karissa Vacker

Bonfire
by Krysten Ritter