Gail Giles first caught my interest with What Happened to Cass McBride, and she certainly kept it with this latest book. Right Behind You was so full of suspense and [literally] crazy characters that I had a hard time putting it down.
“On the afternoon of his seventh birthday, I set Bobby Clarke on fire. I was nine. It was all about Bobby’s birthday present. A baseball glove.”
When Bobby dies, the townspeople want justice. But how do you properly execute justice when the murderer is a nine-year-old? After being rehabilitated in a juvenile facility, Kip McFarland is released with a new identity and moves across the country to get a fresh start. Will his past predict his future? Can he ever escape what he has done? How do you move on with life when you did something so terrible that you cannot even forgive yourself? An amazing story with no clear-cut answers.