The aurther also wants to write an anti-Romeo and Juliet story: Emily turns to Chris and asks his help not to save her life but help her to suicide instead of they commit suicide together; and two very close family intead of enemies. So when midnight calls from the hospital come in, no one is ready for the appalling truth: Emily is dead at seventeen from a gunshot wound to the head. There's a single unspent bullet in the gun that Chris took from his father's cabinet-- a bullet that Chris tells police he intended for himself. But a local detective has doubts about the suicide pact that Chris has described.
Emily made Chris to commit a pact which leads to lies and ultimately destruction of two families. It’s a tragedy (although I have several options to prevent it in my mind), a love story, and court-room drama (my faverate part) all rolled into one, and Jodi Picoult make her the best storyteller amazingly once again....Continua