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Summary

Two backcountry skiers find the body of a young woman embedded in the ice of a remote mountain creek. All through the night police work with arc lights and chainsaws to prise her out. Identifying her doesn't take so long.

Abbie Cooper is wanted for murder and her picture is on law enforcement computers all across America. But how did she die? And what was the trail of events that led this golden child of a loving family so tragically astray?

Nicholas Evans is one of Britain's best-loved authors. His previous four novels, The Horse Whisperer, The Loop, The Smoke Jumper and The Divide, have been acclaimed international best sellers, translated into 36 languages. The Horse Whisperer alone has sold 14 million copies worldwide, and was made into a celebrated movie directed by Robert Redford.

Nicholas Evans studied at Oxford University and worked as a newspaper reporter and television screenwriter before turning to fiction. He is married to singer/songwriter Charlotte Gordon Cumming.

©2005 Nicholas Evans (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Critic reviews

"A journey of discovery and redemption." ( Belfast Telegraph)
"A convincing and moving novel interlaced with wonderful descriptions of the Montana countryside." ( Daily Mail)
" The Divide is genuinely affecting." ( Sunday Times)

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When I saw there was a Nicholas Evans book I hadn't read I got it immediately. I did not like this nearly as much as previous books though I admit it has been a long time since I read Loop, Smoke Jumpers and of course the Horse Whisperer. I felt this was overwritten and at times descriptions were just so over the top it made my eyes roll. Maybe I am just older and my perspective has changed but I find I no longer consider myself a fan of Nicholas Evans writing.

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I love Nicholas Evans...

and if you do too, you will love this book. The usual well rounded characters, intriguing tales, set against a most epic backdrop.

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I loved it. It kept me emotional even angry at thr characters who knew what they do wrong but couldn't get themselves to ask for help. Real lofe struggle. And it made me cry obviously...

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Great book

I have always liked Nicholas Evans books but haven't read one for a while. This was up to his usual high standard and I will re visit his previous novels having enjoyed The Divide so much. His ability to span the lows and depths of human emotion is brilliant. It is a shame he hasn't written more novels.

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Well worth it!

I really like this author. He tells a great story. Really gets you deep into characters of the book. Although I prefer different narrators for different characters this narrator does a good job of it. After listening to this novel I immediately went to find another by the same author.

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