(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011; 320 pages) ISBN: 9780547382630–Amazon
In The Diviner’s Tale, Bradford Morrow (Engl’74) writes a gripping and haunting tale of a struggling single mother of twin boys by the name of Cassandra. While walking in a forest, a gifted dowser finds herself staring at the hanged body of a young girl. The disturbing image of the girl conjures ghosts from Cassandra’s haunted childhood. The book follows the her as she is forced to face these peculiar divinations as well as her tumultuous past while she tries to regain a life that is spinning out of control. The book is both a story of self-discovery and an unorthodox murder mystery since the character becomes immersed with a real-life killer who has haunted her for her entire life.