|Author: Chase Novak|
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|Driven to a desperate search for answers, Adam and Alice set out on a quest to learn the true nature of the man and woman who raised them. Their discovery will upend everything they thought they knew about their parents and will reveal a threat so horrible that it must be escaped.|
From the Publisher:
Alex and Leslie Twisden lead charmed lives-fabulous jobs, a luxurious town house on Manhattan's Upper East Side, a passionate marriage. What they don't have is a child, and as they try one infertility treatment after the next, yearning turns into obsession. As a last-ditch attempt to make their dream of parenthood come true, Alex and Leslie travel deep into Slovenia, where they submit to a painful and terrifying procedure that finally gives them what they so fervently desire . . . but with awful consequences.
Ten years later, cosseted and adored but living in a house of secrets, the twins Adam and Alice find themselves locked into their rooms every night, with sounds coming from their parents' bedroom getting progressively louder, more violent, and more disturbing.
Driven to a desperate search for answers, Adam and Alice set out on a quest to learn the true nature of the man and woman who raised them. Their discovery will upend everything they thought they knew about their parents and will reveal a threat so horrible that it must be escaped, at any cost.
Spencer was born in Washington D.C. but grew up in Chicago, where his father was a labor organizer. He wrote his first novel, about a horse captured by the Nazis, at the age of 8. He was politically active as a teenager and didn't write seriously until he was a student at the universities of Illinois and Wisconsin (from which he graduated in 1969). He began by ghostwriting stories for women's magazines. He began to publish his own fiction, but did odd jobs and lived on unemployment compensation in Vermont while writing ENDLESS LOVE, the novel that finally freed him to write full time when it was published in 1979.