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By Alice LaPlante

ISBN-10: 0802192742

ISBN-13: 9780802192745

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When Dr. John Taylor turns up useless in a inn room, the neighborhood police discover adequate incriminating proof to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose Palo Alto beat frequently covers petty crimes, is innocently thrown right into a high-profile case that's extra complex than any she has confronted earlier than. A popular reconstructive physician and a revered relatives guy, Dr. Taylor used to be cherished and famous. yet underneath his ideal façade was once a hidden life—in truth, a number of lives. Dr. Taylor used to be married to 3 very various ladies in 3 separate towns. because the situations surrounding his dying emerge, Detective Adams unearths herself monitoring down a assassin via a tangled net of marital deception and revenge. New York Times bestselling writer Alice LaPlante’s haunting and intricate novel of relatives secrets and techniques dissects—with scalpel-like agility—the intricacies of wish and dedication, belief and jealousy.

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Eve spun, saw his eyes. At first they flashed liquid silver, mercury in the moonlight, then all the fires of hell burned inside them. They were the eyes of her nightmare. qxp 7/2/08 2:22 PM Page 45 45 BADLANDS heard the snap of breaking glass. Then came a strong chemical smell. In the instant before her world went black she knew it had all come to a close. Mr. Ludo. He had won the game. qxp 7/2/08 2:22 PM Page 46 EIGHT he Denison was a ten-story U-shaped apartment building on Locust Street in West Philadelphia, near Forty-third Street, not far from the main campus of the University of Pennsylvania.

Drives me frickin’ nuts when that happens. Gotta go Blu-ray and soon. ” Jessica thought, Daughter? Could this be the legendary Rose? “I didn’t know you had a daughter, Hell,” she said, probing. Hell beamed. In a flash, he had out his wallet, flipped open to a photograph of an adorable little blond girl sitting on a park bench, hugging the hell out of a black Labrador puppy. Crushing the puppy was more like it. Maybe the kid worked out with her dad. “This is Donatella,” Hell said. ” So much for Rose, Jessica thought.

And shoes. Back in the day her mailbox had been thick with fashion magazines, her closet impenetrable with suits, blazers, sweaters, blouses, skirts, coats, jeans, slacks, vests, jackets, dresses. Now there was room in her closet for all of her skeletons. And they needed plenty of room. In addition to her handful of outfits, Eve had one piece of jewelry she cared about, a bracelet she wore only at night. It was one of the few material things she cherished. This was her fifth apartment in two years, a spare, drafty, threeroom affair in Northeast Philadelphia.

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