The Forgetting Place
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About the Author
John Burley is the author of The Absence of Mercy, honored with the National Black Ribbon Award; The Forgetting Place; and The Quiet Child. He attended medical school in Chicago and completed his emergency medicine residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He continues to serve as an emergency medicine physician in Northern California.
"Layered and evocative - an intelligent, powerful read."--Sophie Littlefield, bestselling author of The Missing Place
"Will send chills down your spine. A taut psychological thriller."--Alice LaPlante, New York Times bestselling author of A Circle of Wives
"[An] impressive psychological thriller . . . Burley, himself a physician, renders the manifestations of psychological illness in such a way that both Lise and the reader must confront the terrifying nature of reality itself."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)