Long Bright River by Liz Moore


Long Bright River by Liz Moore

"Anyone who enjoys smart, gritty police procedurals with a strong sense of place already has enough reason to read Moore's terrific new book. But the pair of sisters at the heart of the story—tough, guarded beat copy Mickey, and longtime addict Kacey—bring this tale a level of emotional depth I wasnt expecting (Mickey, in particular, is amazingly well-drawn). Moore paints a vivid picture of a run-down Philly neighborhood caught in the grips of the opioid crisis, and creates a compelling mystery to boot. This is excellent."

- Recommended by Erika (and Christy)

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ISBN: 9780525540670
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 7th, 2020

In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. The other, Mickey, walks those same blocks on her police beat. They don't speak anymore, but Mickey never stops worrying about her sibling.

Then Kacey disappears, suddenly, at the same time that a mysterious string of murders begins in Mickey's district, and Mickey becomes dangerously obsessed with finding the culprit--and her sister--before it's too late.

Alternating its present-day mystery with the story of the sisters' childhood and adolescence, Long Bright River is at once heart-pounding and heart-wrenching: a gripping suspense novel that is also a moving story of sisters, addiction, and the formidable ties that persist between place, family, and fate.