Number one New York Times bestselling author Richard North Pattersonthe author of more than twenty novels, including Degree of Guilt and Silent Witnessreturns with the dramatic conclusion to the Blaine trilogy: Eden in Winter, the final volume that completes the story begun in Fall from Grace. Two months after the suspicious and much-publicized death of his father on the island of Marthas Vineyard, it is taking all of Adam Blaines will to suture the deep wounds the tragedy has inflicted upon his family and himself. As the court inquest into Benjamin Blaines death casts suspicions on those closest to him, Adam struggles to protect them from those who still suspect that his father was murdered by one of his kin. But the sternest test of all is Adams proximity to Carla Pacellihis late fathers mistress and a woman to whom, despite her pivotal role in his familys plight, Adam finds himself increasingly drawn. The closer he gets to this beautiful, mysterious woman, the further Adam feels from his troubles, yet the closer he also comes to revealing the secrets hes striven to conceal and condemning the people hes fought so hard to protect. An acknowledged master of the courtroom thriller, Pattersons Blaine trilogy, a bold and surprising departure from his past novels, is a complex family drama pulsing with the tumult of the time and dripping with summer diversions, youthful passion and ideals, class tensions, and familial disruptions (Library Journal).