Every small town has its secrets. This one could tear his world apart. Nathan Thomas feels grateful for his loving family and a steady job in a town where work is scarce. Still haunted by a deadly accident that severed his closest friendships, he hopes his bad luck is well behind him. But a fresh betrayal and a shocking revelation could take everything he loves away. With his marriage strained to the breaking point, Nathan's forced to confront his devastating youth for answers. As he fights for his family, will accepting the crushing realities of his past let him secure a possible future? The Lottery is a heartfelt novel set in a quiet Appalachian town. If you like relatable characters, true-to-life hardships, and unforgettable drama, then you’ll love D. K. Wall’s captivating story. Buy The Lottery to experience working-class struggles and triumphs today! This is the book that kept me up until 2 am because I couldn’t put it down. Wonderful characters, so well written I truly felt I knew them and a story that drew me in and kept me riveted to the end. Once i started reading it i couldn't put it down. It had lots of twists and kept you on the edge of your seat wondering what would happen. Since I live in Western NC where it is set, I was drawn to it and found it to be very true to the small towns of the region and the challenges they now face.