Everyone makes mistakes. But what if your biggest mistake was something you could never live down? Something so awful and despicable that it weighs daily on your soul? Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life. Only he and an old acquaintance know what really happened and they have made a pact to keep silent. Now, years later, a knock on his door brings terrifying news. Old wounds are suddenly reopened, threatening to tear Nathan's whole world apart, as he comes face to face with the bleak landscape of lies and deception that has become his life. "Burial" is the story of one man's obsession with redemption. Can you ever really bury your guiltiest secret?
NEIL CROSS is the author of the UK-published "Christendom," "Mr. In-Between," "Holloway"" Falls"," Always the Sun, " which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, " Heartland, "and "Natural History." He is the lead writer for the BBC's hit series "Spooks," known as "MI-5 "on BBC America, and the creator of the upcoming BBC crime series "Luther." "Burial "is his first work published in the United States. He lives in New Zealand with his wife and two children.