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September 12, 2012

Brichi's Lit Spot

Fracture

Miranda, Megan.  Fracture.  Walker, 2012. 9780802723093.  In this first book by Megan Miranda.  I initially felt as if the story was dealing with the supernatural, but soon found it to be more of a romantic thriller type story whose main character, 17 year old Delaney Maxwell, falls into a frozen lake not to be rescued for eleven minutes.  Delaney doesn’t wake up for six days, and almost didn’t make it to that point, because someone entered  Delaney’s hospital room and tried to kill her.  No one in the small Maine hospital where  can understand her attempts at trying to tell them there’s a person running around in nurse scrubs trying to kill patients.  So Delaney keeps it to herself, not even sharing it with her best friend and boy next door Decker,  who has spent every day at her bedside since rescuing her from the ice break.

The pressure of Deckers guilt over…

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