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For fans of Gillian Flynn and Daniel Woodrell a dark gripping debut novel of literary suspense about two mysterious disappearances a generation apart and the meaning of family the sacrifices we make the secrets we keep and the lengths we will go to protect the ones we loveThe Dane family's roots tangle deep in the Ozark Mountain town of Henbane but that doesn't keep sixteen year old Lucy Dane from bei. Set in the fictional town of Henbane in the Ozark Mountains this story could be billed as girl hick lit NOOOO Not the Honey Boo Boo version like this Lucy Dane's slow minded friend Cheri had gone missing now she has turned up in pieces and Lucy is one of the few in town that cares what happened to her I remember when Cheri's body turned up in the tree the ways I had failed her Like how I'd been her best friend but she wasn't mine How I'd worried something bad might have happened when she went missing but I didn't do anything about it All the way back when we were little me being less of a friend than she thought I was I gave her my Happy Holidays Barbie not because it was her favorite but because I had ruined its hairLucy later finds Cheri's necklace in a trailer and she starts asking uestions around town about what might have happened Lucy's mom Lila also went missing from the town but no one looked hard for her either She was the outcast called a witch because she ensnared men More like suffered from being around the assholes Told from two different viewpoints this story works Moving from past to present usually gets me confused but this one was done right One thing that surprised me in the story was the town being okay with people just disappearing It happened pretty often in the time period of the story being told I did get kinda stabby feeling wanting the jerks to disappearso who I am to judge Uncle Crete I'm looking at you You grow up feeling the weight of blood of family There's no forsaking kin But you can't help when kin forsakes you or when strangers come to be familyPS I found a gif while searching for some to use for this review Even though it doesn't make a dang bit of sense to use it I am going to anyways Because it's my review And he is hot

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The Weight of BloodAbandoned trailer and finds herself drawn into a search for answers What Lucy discovers makes it impossible to ignore the suspicion cast on her own kin More alarming she suspects Cheri's death could be linked to her mother's disappearance and the connection between the two puts Lucy at risk of losing everything In a place where the bonds of blood weigh heavy Lucy must decide where her allegiances lie. Told in alternating chapters by different voices this is a very dark story set in the Ozarks Lucy grew up never knowing what happened to her mother but when a friend of hers goes messing she sets out to find answers and what she dines brings the truth back into her own familyA solid suspenseful and atmospheric debut A novel exploring the ties of blood and exactly how much one will do for family A fast moving novel that reveals secrets kept and crimes hidden How much does one really know about the people to which one is closestARC from Netgalley

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Read í The Weight of Blood Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Þ ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ The Weight of Blood ✩ Author Laura McHugh – For fans of Gillian Flynn and Daniel Woodrell a dark gripping debut novel of literary suspense about two mysterious disappearances a generation apart and the mNg treated like an The Weight MOBI #234 outsider Folks still whisper about her mother a bewitching young stranger who inspired local myths when she vanished years ago When one of Lucy's few friends slow minded Cheri is found murdered Lucy feels haunted by the two lost girls the mother she never knew and the friend she couldn't protect Everything changes when Lucy stumbles across Cheri's necklace in an. It is interesting to live in the area in which a story is set Although Henbane is a fictional town in Missouri Springfield is real and is my own personal stompin' grounds Branson is within spittin' distance Both are mentioned several times in The Weight of Blood The author captures the tone the feel and the landscape of the Ozarks uite well Clear blue skies the humidity of the summers like living in a sponge and the year round threat of tornadoes are all touched upon in this novelSmall town ties can be strong the bond of blood and family even so This is illustrated perfectly in Laura McHugh's debut novel The multiple POVs tell the tale without a single stumble Characterizations are right on from the despicable Joe Bill Sump to Birdie the midwife to the five church ladies with their identical old woman hairstyles and stiff looks of disapproval Sadly a large portion of this story is based on a true happening in Lebanon Missouri from 2010 The subject matter is not pleasant but it makes for an engrossing read I borrowed this from a Goodreads buddy who won it in a giveaway thank you