These Silent Woods by Kimi Cunningham Grant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
“The thing about grace is that you don’t deserve it. You can’t earn it. You can only accept it. Or not.”
My dark horse novel of the year. I have developed a love of “woodsy” thrillers and mysteries these last few years. Probably due to my love of small towns, unwinding in secluded cabins, and hidden spaces. This slow burn drama details a father’s unconditional love for his daughter and his reckless struggle to keep them together. High suspense and well-developed, flawed characters kept me turning those pages. And the ending just rocked me to the core. Sigh.