An Unfamiliar Guest
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“In a departure from her award-winning memoir, A Long Way from Paris, E.C. Murray’s suspense novel brings together two estranged college roommates on a lush island in Washington state. The friends, a mysterious widow and a frustrated mother of teenagers, slowly reconcile only to discover nothing is as it seems. Secrets are revealed, a man is shot, and shocking lies surface in a saga that leads from New England to Washington state to La Serena, Chile. An Unfamiliar Guest is a story of friendship, mystery, and intrigue with twists that will astonish even the most astute reader.
You think you know who your friends are — but do you really? An Unfamiliar Guest will make you wonder. A terrific read! – Mike Lawson, Edgar nominated author of the Joe DeMarco series.
Engaging tale proves that it’s never too late to try to repair the past. – Kirkus
An Unfamiliar Guest is a who-and-why-done-it which hits all the right marks and keeps readers guessing to the end. – Randall Platt, Award-winning author of eleven novels including Professor Renoir’s Collection of Oddities, Curiosities, and Delights
Deeply compelling…prose is always immediate and clear – Booklife
“This was such a fun book to read, I couldn’t put it down once I started. Besides being an interesting who-dunnit mystery, I loved the strong female characters and their complex, intertwined relationships. Wonderful themes of friendship, reconciliation, resilience and renewal.” Amazon reader