Under the Mercy Trees

Under the Mercy Trees

A Novel

eBook - 2011
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Thirty years ago, Martin Owenby came to New York City with dreams of becoming a writer. Now his existence revolves around cheap Scotch and weekend flings with equally damaged men. When he learns that his older brother, Leon, has gone missing, he must return to the Owenby farm in Solace Fork, North Carolina, to assist in the search. But that means facing a past filled with regrets, the family that never understood him, the girl whose heart he broke, and the best friend who has faithfully kept the home fires burning. As the mystery surrounding Leon's disappearance deepens, so too does the weight of decades-long unresolved differences and unspoken feelings--forcing Martin to deal with the hardest lessons about home, duty, and love.
Publisher: New York :, Harper,, 2011
ISBN: 9780062042392
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jul 06, 2014

If you love mystery novels that are in no way related to the crime, this book is perfect for you! The first hundred pages are sweet, sweet boredom and nonsense, until something FINALLY seems to make sense when Martin and his relatives begin getting packages from Leon! But wait! They still don't make sense because it is never explained why who got what they did! Also, if you love random gay encounters, this book is also perfect for you! Forget about learning about a characters past, just read about him banging a couple weird times, it's all good!

No, I did not enjoy this book.

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