cover image Stone Heart

Stone Heart

Luanne Rice. Ivy Books, $5.99 (368pp) ISBN 978-0-8041-0859-1

Having left her husband and returned home to a seacoast town in Connecticut, archeologist Maria Dark discovers that her sister's outwardly ideal family is torn by abuse. Although Rice ``is an engaging writer,'' she ``raises complex psychological issues and resolves them only superficially,'' said PW. (Jan.)