A Circle of Wives

A Novel
Product Number: EB00640877
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802192745
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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Description

From the New York Times–bestselling author of Half Moon Bay. "Marriage is as mysterious as murder in LaPlante's captivating psychological thriller" (People). -An Indie Next Pick -A LibraryReads Selection -An Amazon Best Book of the Month (Mysteries & Thrillers) -A Daily Candy Best Book of March -One of More magazine's "Five Thrillers Not to Read After Dark" When Dr. John Taylor turns up dead in a hotel room, the local police uncover enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose Palo Alto beat usually covers petty crimes, is innocently thrown into a high-profile case that is more complicated than any she has faced before. A renowned reconstructive surgeon and a respected family man, Dr. Taylor was beloved and admired. But beneath his perfect facade was a hidden life—in fact, multiple lives. Dr. Taylor was married to three very different women in three separate cities. As the circumstances surrounding his death emerge, Detective Adams finds herself tracking down a murderer through a tangled web of marital deception and revenge. New York Times–bestselling author Alice LaPlante's haunting and complex novel of family secrets dissects—with scalpel-like agility—the intricacies of desire and commitment, trust and jealousy. "Exhilarating and smart, A Circle of Wives is a wild ride of love, loss, marriage and murder, with a finale that's provocative, thrilling and grand. It all shows that while some deaths are a mystery, so, too, are some loves." —San Francisco Chronicle

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Author(s): Alice LaPlante
Original Publish Date: Mar 04, 2014

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