Beautifully written...
— The NY Times
Enthralling and suspenseful...
— Esquire
…so brilliantly done, so artfully underwritten with not a word wasted…
— Booklist
A portrait of a distinctive character (think Lennie in “Of Mice and Men”) and of a town hiding nasty secrets.

— Library Journal
A moving picture of a man…who becomes a moral compass.
— Publisher’s Weekly


Gailey’s second novel, “The Guilt We Carry,” has just been released in France by Editions Gallmeister under the title “Une Question de Temps” and will be released in the U.S. over the next year.

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