This book is about a man who finds a death certificate for himself, in his Mother's possessions after her death. It's about his search to find out who he is and the cover-up of a crime that led to murder and some unexpected revelations. Psychological thriller.
Didn't care much for it--started out fairly good and you can get the sense of a mystery to unfold but it is so long and drawn out and it's about child abuse and it got boring fairly fast as it's just drawn out too long and I didn't much like the characters.
It's something most of us wonder at least once: What if I'm not who I think I am? When Mark Ritter's mother dies, he finds, among her papers, a 30-year-old death certificate with his own name on it. When he sets out to discover his real identity, he expects it to be a tough job, but he doesn't expect to uncover a conspiracy of murder and mayhem. And why do so many people in the small town of Harmony, Colorado, seem to be taking such an unhealthy interest in Mark's seven-year-old daughter?
magine your mother dies suddenly, and among her possessions is a death certificate stating that you, her only child, died as an infant over thirty years ago in a town you'd never heard of. For Mark Ritter, a single father struggling to raise his young daughter, it has become a bizarre reality. Now, an uncertain past is reaching out for Mark, beckoning from the deceptively peaceful community of Harmony, Colorado, where long-held secrets lie hidden away in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
Peeling away the layers of intrigue is only the beginning of Mark's disturbing quest for the truth. For a heinous long-ago crime has bred fear and suspicion in the town of Harmony. Its web of lies-- intricately spun for decades-- is about to be exposed, and someone will kill, and kill again, to keep them hidden forever.
Imagine your mother dies, and among her possessiions is a death certificate stating that you, her only child, died as an infant over thirty years ago in a town you've never heard of. Peeling away the layers of intrigue is only the beginning of this disturbing quest for the truth. Someone is willing to kill to keep that truth hidden forever.