The Bullet

The Bullet

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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From former NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kellycomes a heart-pounding story about fear, family secrets, and one woman's huntfor answers about the murder of her parents. Two words: the bullet. That's all it takes toshatter her life. Caroline Cashion is beautiful, intelligent, aprofessor of French literature. But in a split second, everything she's knownis proved to be a lie. A single bullet, gracefully tapered at one end, isfound lodged at the base of her skull. Caroline is stunned. It makes no sense:She has never been shot. She has no entry wound, no scar. Then, over the courseof one awful evening, she learns the truth: she was adopted when she was threeyears old, after her real parents were murdered. Caroline was there the nightthey were attacked. She was wounded too, a gunshot to the neck. Surgeons hadstitched up the traumatized little girl, with the bullet still there, nestleddeep among vital nerves and blood vessels. That was thirty-four years ago. Now, Caroline has to find the truth of her past. Whywere her parents killed? Why is she still alive? She returns to her hometown,where she meets a cop who lets slip that the bullet in her neck is the samebullet that killed her mother?full-metal jacket, .38 Special. It hit Caroline'smother and kept going, hurtling through the mother's chest and into the childhiding behind her. Caroline is horrified?and in danger. When a gun isfired it leaves markings on the bullet, tiny grooves almost as unique as afingerprint. The bullet in her neck could finger a murderer. Can Carolineunravel the clues to her past before the killer tracks her down?
Publisher: [S.I.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2015.
ISBN: 9781481529396
Branch Call Number: eAUDIO OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Campell, Cassandra
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