In Paris, family and friends gather to mourn the passing of Charlie Price, presumed dead after a horrific accident. At the funeral, his two girlfriends" Lena and Aubrey"uncover their boyfriend's shocking betrayal. Charlie led a double life, and they are the casualties.
Over the course of a week, the girls embark on a mind-bending search for answers. Is Charlie still alive? What else was he hiding? As a trail of Charlie's deceptions carries them across Europe and Asia, the girls' deepening friendship sustains them. The truth is within their grasp"but when they each discover that the other has been harboring secrets of her own, will their own lies destroy them?
Charlie, Presumed Dead is a compelling psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing beyond the final page.
Anne Heltzel was born in Ohio, attended the University of Notre Dame, and earned her MFA from The New School. She is currently an editor at a New York City publishing house, and is the author of Circle Nine and The Ruining (published pseudonymously). Anne lives in Brooklyn.
Charlie, Presumed Dead
Author: Anne Heltzel