|About the Book|
A chance to live again, love, and fight back--if Caroline Brechers spirit can survive... A man who loves her, but knows the battle is not only for justice but for the woman she had been...Caroline Brecher is every woman--and human being--whoseMoreA chance to live again, love, and fight back--if Caroline Brechers spirit can survive... A man who loves her, but knows the battle is not only for justice but for the woman she had been...Caroline Brecher is every woman--and human being--whose courage and will to live and love again are tested when the unimaginable--and unendurable--strikes out of nowhere.To Caroline Brecher, her weekend house in fashionable East Hampton is a symbol of success and the reward of hard work. Arriving on a perfect August afternoon, she doesnt care that she has no social plans, no date, no visitors. But suddenly she does have visitors--terrifying visitors, and her life becomes a surreal torment, the perfect torture of a woman...Will the soul-destroying ordeal ever end? Is there escape? Can what has been done to her and her very concept of herself as a woman ever be avenged? Can the love of a tough ex-Marine who conceives a passion for Caroline save her--even from herself--as their affair blazes into life in the presence of deadly danger?The Lailly Worm, named after the beloved Scottish ballad, is a romantic thriller about how evil, striking in an instant out of nowhere, can crush the beautiful, the successful, the safe--even in the privileged seclusion of a Long Island resort town. And how fate can offer a slender chance to fight back.The pace of this novel keeps accelerating right up to the moment innocence and evil come face-to-face. I would absolutely love to see this as a movie. Charlize Theron would make an awesome Caroline.... --An Editors Review.Dont miss this second novel by Walter Donway, author of The Price of Hannah Blake. Donway is not only a novelist but a poet whose sensuous style ensures that stories like The Lailly Worm are both thrilling and sensuous to read.