Bestselling author Jodi Picoult is a masterful storyteller, who awrites with a fine touch, a sharp eye for detail, and a firm grasp of the delicacy and complexity of human relationshipsa (The Boston Globe). Now, in this original short story, available exclusively as an eBook, Picoult introduces Serenity Jones, one of the fascinating characters from her eagerly awaited new novel, Leaving Time. Even as a child, Serenity Jones knew she possessed unusual psychic gifts. Now, decades later, sheas an acclaimed medium and host of her own widely viewed TV show, where she delivers messages to the living from loved ones who have passed. Lately, though, her efforts to boost ratings and garner fame have compromised her clairvoyant instincts. When Serenity books a young war widow to appear as a guest, the episode quickly unravels, stirring up a troubling controversy. And as she tries to undo the damageato both her reputation and her showaSerenity finds that pride comes at a high price. Praise for Jodi Picoult aPicoult is a rare writer who delivers, book after book, a winning combination of the literary and the commercial.aaEntertainment Weekly aPicoult is a solid, lively storyteller.aaThe New York Times aIf Picoult were a general, she would be Patton; if a sports franchise, the New York Yankees; if a natural phenomenon, the sunrise.aaTampa TribuneTherea#39;s the kind of memory you have about the world, like knowing that stoves are hot and that if you dona#39;t wear shoes outside in the winter youa#39;ll get frostbite. Therea#39;s the kind you get from your sensesathat staring at the sun makes you squintanbsp;...
|Title||:||Where There's Smoke: A Short Story|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2014-05-19|