The Long Rain (Paperback)

By Peter Gadol

Picador, 9780312263546, 304pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2000

List Price: 13.00*
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Lawyer Jason Dark has finally gotten his life together - he has revived his father's dying vineyard and happily reunited with his wife and son. But one rainy night as he drives recklessly along a mountain road, Jason accidentally hits and kills a young man. When he tells no one, the death is pinned on a drifter. In an attempt to save the innocent man, Jason decides to defend him in court. But the case takes an unexpected twist - one which will haunt Jason for the rest of his days.

About the Author

Peter Gadol is the author of "The Long Rain," "Closer To The Sun," " The Mystery Roast," and "Coyote." He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Praise For The Long Rain

"Surprisingly convincing.... The Long Rain is an instantly compelling and believable tale." --Detroit Free Press

"The Long Rain, with swift finesse, collapses several thriller genres into one.... Surprise upon satisfying surprise." --Baltimore Sun

"Delivers plenty of action...Gadol is a gifted writer." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Lyrical.... The Long Rain is a satisying book and one that transports readers to a place they might really go." --Portland Oregonian

"Gadol keeps the solutions to hero's moral dilemmas surprisingly complex, while the backdrop of California's wine country keeps the tale disarmingly idyllic."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)