A Thrilling Whodunit | Review of ‘Mystic River’

By Cynthia Ayala

‘Mystic River’ by Dennis Lehane
William Morrow Paperbacks
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As children, Sean, Jimmy, and Dave were friends until one fateful night when a car pulled up to their street and left with one of them in the car. An event that ended their friendship and forever changed their lives.

Years later, Sean is a homicide detective, Jimmy is an ex-con with a store and Dave is married, trying to keep the demons away, demons that imprinted themselves on him and whisper terrible things in his head. And when Jimmy’s daughter is found murdered on the same night Dave returns home covered in blood. Did he have anything to do with the death of his daughter? Or was he hunting the demons that haunt him? And if he didn’t kill her, who did?
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