MIRA, Dec 29, 2015 - Fiction - 400 pages
On a bitter January evening, three people are found murdered in the isolated Blackbird hotel.
Best friends since childhood, Eric, Rory and Celia have always been inseparable. Together they've coped with broken homes and damaged families, clinging to each other as they've navigated their tenuous lives. Their bond is potent and passionate—and its intensity can be volatile.
When the trio decides to follow Celia's dream of buying and renovating the Blackbird, a dilapidated hotel that sits on the perilous cliffs of Jawbone Ridge, new jealousies arise and long-held suspicions start to unravel their relationship. Soon they find themselves pushed to the breaking point, where trust becomes doubt, longing becomes obsession, and someone will commit the ultimate betrayal.
An unflinching story of ambition, desire and envy, The Undoing traces the events leading to that fateful night, revealing the intimate connections, dark secrets and terrible lies that wove them together—and tore them apart.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kbranfield - LibraryThing
With an unusual premise and a somewhat taboo relationship, The Undoing by Averil Dean is an engrossing psychological thriller. Told from multiple points of view, the novel begins in the present then ... Read full review
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3 lifelong friends buy the hotel of their dreams and start renovating it. And then the past seems to try to catch up with them - and the bodies start dropping. Most of the story is said in reverse ... Read full review
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