Over Tumbled Graves (Paperback)

By Jess Walter

Harper Perennial, 9780061712838, 367pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

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Description

In Over Tumbled Graves, Jess Walter, National Book Award finalist and author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, confronts our fascination with pathology and murder. A thriller of extraordinary depth and dimension, Over Tumbled Graves follows Caroline Mabry, a Spokane police detective searching for a serial murderer.


Praise For Over Tumbled Graves

“Suspenseful,challenging and intelligently written, Over Tumbled Graves is a first novel of considerable depth and insight.”
-The Dallas Morning News

“An original page-turner in this overcrowded genre.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“(Walter’s) first novel is an accomplished character study...A very satisfying debut.”
-Booklist

“[An] intelligent, gripping, and genuinely scary novel...”
-Otto Penzler, Amazon.com

“First rate writing speeds us to a perfectly foreshadowed plot twist and a gripping conclusion.”
-Oregonian

“Disquieting. Walter(’s)...incisive sensitivity...emerges as a bitter metaphor.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Breathtaking.Moving.Insightful. Excellent quality of writing.”
-The Mystery Review

“Outstanding. Riveting. Never sacrifices action for emotional impact.”
-The Washington Post Book World

"(Walter's) powerful fiction debut....stands out from run-of-the-mill serial killer novels...."
-The Seattle Times

“Shifting like...currents, the story moves swiftly, promising a fast-paced thriller filled with inner turmoil as well as action.”
-Sun Sentinel

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