Biting the Moon Author:Martha Grimes In a unique departure from her acclaimed Richard Jury novels, bestselling author Martha Grimes presents "a lyrical coming-of-age journey" (Chicago Sun-Times) featuring two characters from her previous novels. — A nameless young woman awakes in a strange bed-and-breakfast with a message that her "Daddy" will soon return. Fearing the worst,... more » she flees into the wilderness and meets Mary Dark Hope. Together, the two track down the one person who holds the key to the girl's identity: The man who abducted her....
Phenomenal praise for Biting the Moon:
"A coming-of-age odyssey [that] inspires some grand nature writing from Grimes."--New York Times Book Review
"Grave and enchanting."--Kirkus Reviews
"[Biting the Moon] will expand Miss Grimes's readership base, her own scope, and her readers' horizons...a plot that keeps readers turning pages at breakneck speed to the harrowing conclusion....Darker than many of the Jury novels--and far more sinewy--Biting the Moon is an intriguing departure."--Richmond Times-Dispatch
"Characters to care about...evocative."--Chicago Tribune
"Suspenseful...satisfying...deeply moving."--Library Journal« less
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This book tells a unique mystery story. I enjoyed the two strong female characters. Their concern of both wild and domestic animals and how they rescued them was of interest to me. I look forward to reading the sequel.