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J. Robert Lennon


J. Robert Lennon

J. Robert Lennon is the author of 10 novels, including FAMILIAR, BROKEN RIVER and SUBDIVISION, and the story collections PIECES FOR THE LEFT HAND, SEE YOU IN PARADISE and LET ME THINK. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Playboy, Granta, The Paris Review, Electric Literature and elsewhere, and his criticism in The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, The Nation and The London Review of Books. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

J. Robert Lennon

Books by J. Robert Lennon

by J. Robert Lennon - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Jane Pool likes her safe, suburban existence just fine, but she remains haunted by her past: her mercurial, absent mother, her parents’ secrets, and the act of violence that transformed her life. When her estranged twin, Lila, makes contact, claiming to know where their mother is and why she left all those years ago, Jane agrees to join her, desperate for answers and the chance to reconnect with the only person who really knew her true self. Yet as the hunt becomes treacherous and pulls the two women to the earth’s distant corners, they find themselves up against their mother’s subterfuge and the darkness that always stalked their family. Now Jane stands to lose the life she’s made for the one that has been impossible to escape.

by J. Robert Lennon - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

One night, three people --- a couple and their child --- hurry out the door of their modest house in upstate New York, but it’s too late for them. As the opening scene of BROKEN RIVER unfolds, a spectral presence seems to be watching with cold and mysterious interest. Soon the house lies abandoned, and years later a new family moves in. Karl, Eleanor and their daughter, Irina, arrive from New York City in the wake of Karl’s infidelity to start anew. Twelve-year-old Irina becomes obsessed with the brutal murders that occurred in the house years earlier. And, secretly, so does her mother.