Nine-year-old Louis Drax lies in a coma in a hospital bed, re-living the events that led to his near-fatal fall into a ravine. Despite being attracted to the boy's mother Natalie Drax, Louis' doctor, Pascal Dannachet, begins reluctantly to question her version of Louis' accident and the apparent culpability of her missing husband.
As the boy struggles to communicate from within his coma, the chilling truth emerges....
©2004 Liz Jensen (P)2005 W F Howes Ltd
The content was intriguing, but the mystery was easily solved in my opinion. It's a nice short piece to read on a plane ride or something. Easy to listen to.
Liz Jensen writes some unusual thrillers, with compelling characters. This story is well narrated and so easy to listen, it's an ideal listen for a long flight. Quite gripping and probably more meaningful than most thrillers out there.
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