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Author Barsa, Michael, author.

Title The garden of blue roses / Michael Barsa.

Edition First Underland Press edition.
Publication Info. Sumner, WA : Underland Press, 2018.
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Description 226 pages ; 22 cm
Summary A car lies at the bottom of an icy ravine. Slumped over the steering wheel, dead, is the most critically acclaimed horror writer of his time. Was it an accident? His son Milo doesn't care. For the first time in his life, he's free. No more nightmarish readings, spooky animal rites, or moonlit visions of his father in the woods with a notebook and vampire make-up. Or so he thinks. Milo settles into a quiet routine—constructing model Greek warships and at last building a relationship with his sister Klara, who's home after a failed marriage and brief career as an English teacher. Then Klara hires a gardener to breathe new life into their overgrown estate. There's something odd about him—something eerily reminiscent of their father's most violent villain. Or is Milo imagining things? He’s not sure. That all changes the day the gardener discovers something startling in the woods. Suddenly Milo is fighting for his life, forced to confront the power of fictional identity as he uncovers the shocking truth about his own dysfunctional family—and the supposed accident that claimed his parents’ lives.
Subject Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Authors -- Fiction.
Gardeners -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
Genre Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9781630230616 pbk.
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