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Come to Harm

by Catriona McPherson

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Come to Harm by Catriona McPherson
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  • Published in USA  May 2015
    360 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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For Keiko Nishisato, leaving Tokyo is a rare adventure, but it's living in the quiet little town of Painchton, Scotland, that shows her how far she is from home.

Keiko has never met friendlier people than the Painchton Traders. Only the Pooles, the butchers below her second floor apartment, want to keep their distance. Murray Poole attracts her right away. Mrs Poole puzzles her - is there more than recent widowhood behind all that sadness?  And then there's Malcolm. Massive and brooding, he hints at something dark behind the bustle and banter of this strange little town.

For such a settled place, a lot of young women seem to leave. But the more Keiko discovers the less she believes, until she can't tell where her fears end and the real nightmares begin.

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"Starred Review. The latest from this master of psychological thrillers (The Day She Died, 2014, etc.) is more cerebral than physical. But every page will draw you in and deepen your dread." - Kirkus

"It becomes quickly apparent where the plot is headed, leaving little room for the element of surprise." - Publishers Weekly

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Catriona McPherson Author Biography

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Catriona McPherson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived there, in Ayrshire, in Dumfriesshire and in Galloway before moving to California in 2010. McPherson is the author of the Dandy Gilver historical mystery series, which was nominated for a Macavity Award in 2012.

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Catriona McPherson: pronounced Katrina

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