A harrowing, sexy, sly, subversive novel about an addictive love affair, an explosive relationship, a twisted storyteller, and a cherry car.
Locked in jail, a nameless narrator who signs himself “E” writes a series of letters to his girlfriend, identified only as “T.” Awaiting trial for the murder of his best friend’s father, E writes to T to explain what happened?and to convince her of his innocence. The story begins one summer weekend on Red Snake Lake when E takes T to the cottage of Harry Chup, the wealthy father of E’s high school friend, Teddy. Self-destructive and criminally-inclined, Teddy convinces E to get Harry to front them some cash to finance a film. But by Sunday afternoon, Harry is dead, and both Teddy and E are facing trials for first degree murder, where T will be the star witness for the Crown.]]>