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The Bright Forever - A Novel

Lee Martin

A dark, harrowing novel about a nine-year-old girl's disappearance and the lasting impact it has on her close-knit community On an evening like any other, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the most affluent family in a small town on the plains of Indiana, sets out on her bicycle to return some library books. This simple act is at the heart of The Bright Forever, a deeply affecting novel about the choices people make that change their lives forever. Fact, speculation, and contradiction play off one another as the details about Katie's disappearance--and about the townspeople--unfold, creating a fast-paced story that is as gripping as it is richly human. A nuanced portrayal of the complicated give and take among people struggling to maintain their humanity in the shadow of a loss, The Bright Forever is a compelling and emotional tale about the human need to know even the hardest truth.

A dark, harrowing novel about a nine-year-old girl's disappearance and the lasting impact it has on her close-knit community On an evening like any other, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the most affluent family in a small town on the plains of Indiana, sets out on her bicycle to return some library books. This simple act is at the heart of The Bright Forever, a deeply affecting novel about the choices people make that change their lives forever. Fact, speculation, and contradiction play off one another as the details about Katie's disappearance--and about the townspeople--unfold, creating a fast-paced story that is as gripping as it is richly human. A nuanced portrayal of the complicated give and take among people struggling to maintain their humanity in the shadow of a loss, The Bright Forever is a compelling and emotional tale about the human need to know even the hardest truth.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

A dark, harrowing novel about a nine-year-old girl's disappearance and the lasting impact it has on her close-knit community On an evening like any other, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the most affluent family in a small town on the plains of Indiana, sets out on her bicycle to return some library books. This simple act is at the heart of The Bright Forever, a deeply affecting novel about the choices people make that change their lives forever. Fact, speculation, and contradiction play off one another as the details about Katie's disappearance--and about the townspeople--unfold, creating a fast-paced story that is as gripping as it is richly human. A nuanced portrayal of the complicated give and take among people struggling to maintain their humanity in the shadow of a loss, The Bright Forever is a compelling and emotional tale about the human need to know even the hardest truth.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various

Length:

7h 38m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:33


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:02


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:29


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:12


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:01


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:16


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:04


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:51


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:07


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:54


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:33


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:28


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:22


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

01:56


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:16


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:54


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:01


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:01


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

01:20


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:14


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:14


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

02:20


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

02:26


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:13


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:22


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:10


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:08


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

01:52


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:02


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:08


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:11


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:36


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:01


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:24


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:29


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

02:41


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:35


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:07


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:15


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:07


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:10


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

02:37


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:40


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:41


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:43


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

02:48


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:55


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:16


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:50


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:20


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:23


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:35


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:07


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:31


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

01:09


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:13


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

02:58


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:17


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:18


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:04


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:17


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

03:04


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:11


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

02:36


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:22


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:42


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

02:57


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

02:19


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

03:01


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:48


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:06


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

03:41


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

02:48


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:56


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

03:23


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

02:44


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:01


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:15


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

02:53


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:14


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:18


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:49


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

01:09


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:21


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

03:38


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:28


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

02:08


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

02:59


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

01:01


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:33


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

03:11


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

01:00


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:33


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:03


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

02:37


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:36


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:12


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

02:10


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

03:45


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

03:13


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

03:06


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:05


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:29


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

03:14


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

00:54


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

03:40


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:09


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

02:51


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

03:24


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

00:43


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

01:48


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

00:54


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

02:02


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

03:47


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:22


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

02:14


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

01:46


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:18


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

03:51


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

03:08


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

02:01


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

03:02


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

02:54


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

03:26


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

03:11


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

03:32


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:19


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

03:27


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

03:42


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

04:26