A Circle of Wives

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: BN5923
Released: Apr 15, 2014
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ISBN: #9781491507070
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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.

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Author(s): Alice LaPlante
Product Number EB00640877
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
ISBN: #9780802192745

Professional reviews

"Kyla Garcia manages the perfect balance between uncertainty and determination as she voices new detective Sam AdamsÕs battle to differentiate truth from lies on her first murder case. Plastic surgeon John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room. As the story unfolds through first-person accountsÑdelivered by the other female narratorsÑand newspaper reportsÑread by George NewbernÑthe listener is invited into the complicated life of Taylor, who had three wives. Only the first wife, Deborah, coolly characterized by Nan MacNamara, knows of the existence of the others. At times, the listening is disorienting as each of these very different women voices her grief and analyses the lie of her marriage. It can be painful but ultimately fascinating. Who killed the likable and idealistic Doctor Taylor and why? C.A.T. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"

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