Title Profile & Character Information

Down River

Annotation
In this follow-up to his New York Times bestselling debut, The King of Lies, John Hart takes readers into the heart of a small Southern town, where he explores the lengths to which people will go for money, family, and pure greed--and just whether or not forgiveness is ever attainable.

Awards
2008  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)

Characters
NameChase, Adam
GenderMale

GenreFiction
Suspense
TopicsWrongful conviction
Murder trials
Family relationships
Family conflict
Childhood memories
Childhood trauma
False accusations
Small town life
Revenge
Greed
Southern life
Betrayal
SettingNew York
Salisbury, North Carolina