The Bridge

A Novel

Solomon Jones

Minotaur Books

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Sometimes, Philadelphia Police Detective Kevin Lynch feels like he has spent his whole life trying to put his past firmly behind him. But a frantic call for help from a childhood friend whose child has gone missing changes all that. Now, Lynch must summon the courage to return to his childhood home, the infamous projects known as The Bridge. As the case unfolds and the search for Kenya, the missing girl, intensifies, the secrets guarded by her family and friends begin to emerge. These hidden truths are more sinister and malevolent than Lynch could ever imagine. Once again, The Bridge threatens to be his downfall.

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The Bridge
Chapter OneIt started late Friday, with Kenya lingering in Miss Lily's arms and breathing in the mingled scents of baby powder and fried chicken on a hot summer evening. It was hard for Kenya to let go of Miss Lily, because the reality of Kenya's home was a far cry from loving hugs and sweet scents.But Kenya Brown was strong enough to accept her reality and wise enough not to dream of something more. Dreaming only made the truth of the projects that much harder to take. So when she left Miss Lily's apartment and headed home for the evening, Kenya didn't look back.

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Solomon Jones

Solomon Jones is a senior contributing editor for Philadelphia Weekly and the author of Pipe Dream. He is a native of Philadelphia, where he lives with his family.

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The Bridge
A Novel
Solomon Jones

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
July 2004
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312307257
ISBN10: 031230725X
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages
$18.99

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Minotaur Books
July 2004
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ISBN: 9781466824447
ISBN10: 1466824441
304 pages
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