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Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley; First Edition edition (July 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425180654
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425180655
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,727,583 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Amazon.com Review

Patricia Kay, who also writes as USA Today bestselling author Trisha Alexander, creates a bittersweet tale of true love found, lost, and found again in The Other Woman. Family obligations, including his mother's tenuous health and his father's desperate financial straits, kept lawyer Adam Forrester from marrying the woman he loved. Now, almost twenty years later, when Adam literally bumps into children's book editor Natalie Ferrenzo on the street in Manhattan, he cannot bring himself to leave her again to return to his empty, unfulfilling marriage to the daughter of his overbearing boss. And Natalie is equally incapable of saying goodbye to the only man she ever loved--and still loves. But Adam's manipulative wife Julia connives to keep Natalie and Adam apart, playing on Adam's over-developed sense of responsibility and guilt. Years pass with Adam and Natalie managing to content themselves with stolen hours and illicit meetings while they count their blessings. However, Natalie receives life-changing news and she knows she can no longer continue her relationship with Adam as it stands. Once more the lovers are separated by circumstance. Will true love triumph or will Adam be compelled to continue to sacrifice his and Natalie's happiness on the altar of familial loyalty? Kay weaves a captivating tale full of moral gray areas and characters you love to hate. You won't want to put this one down! --Alison Trinkle

From Publishers Weekly

Set in New York City, this conventional contemporary romance recycles an arranged-marriage formula that is more effectively used in historical romances. Adam Forrester hails from a family with old money, rigid rules and conservative ideals. Unlike his rebellious sister, however, Adam has never begrudged his good fortune or his domineering parents. But when Adam meets and falls in love with Natalie Ferrenzo, a well-rounded middle-class Italian girl, he realizes that he can't conform to his parents' wishes and marry Julia, the spoiled daughter of his father's business partner. To his chagrin, Adam is told that he must marry Julia to save his family from financial ruin. Natalie is hurt but uncommonly understanding about the arrangement, and she ends her relationship with Adam. Thirteen years later, Natalie, now a children's book editor, bumps into a miserably married Adam at Rockefeller Center, and they resume their love affair. Since Adam is close to paying off his father's debts, he promises to divorce Julia and marry Natalie, but Julia isn't going to let him go without a fight. Although this plot line may be moldy and predictable, Kay's writing is solid, and her narrative swiftly reaches a satisfying finish.

Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.


More About the Author

Patricia Kay is a USA Today bestselling author of more than 50 novels of romance and women's fiction. Her December, 2000 novel, THE WRONG CHILD, was nominated for a RITA award, which is the most prestigious award given to romance/women's fiction writers by the Romance Writers of America, and her Kindle edition of FOR SERVICES RENDERED hit #1 on the Romance Free List when it was offered as a promotion, and has remained extremely popular with readers. An acclaimed teacher who taught writing classes at the University of Houston, she now teaches exclusively online. Born in Ohio, she and her husband have lived in Houston, Texas since 1969. To find out more about her, her books, and her writing classes, visit her website at www.patriciakay.com.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kimberly R. Cole on February 13, 2002
Format: Mass Market Paperback
This was a novel of twists and secrets between a married man and the only love of his life. When Adam realizes he can't marry Natalie and must marry Julia thanks to his father's doings, he is devestated. This romance gets a little slow in some chapters but then it pumps up. It is a typical story of two people having an affair that must be kept classified, but, in the end, it will bang you with a surprise. It's worth the read.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Gina M. Pace on December 14, 2006
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when I got this book in the mail, I opened it and everything else in my life ground to a halt while I read it. I had to finish it, once I began. I like a good read as much as anyone, but I've read thousands of books like this and I wasn't sure whether I was going to like it.

I'm really glad I bought it. I could not stop reading until I reached the end. I HAD to find out what happened! I won't spoil the story for anyone else planning to get it, but it is really well done.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 20, 2001
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I couldn't put THE OTHER WOMAN down! I am a long time fan of Patricia Kay (who also writes for Silhouette Special Edition as Trisha Alexander), and she can always be counted on for a captivating and emotional read. Her stories always come alive for me, but I hate the long wait between her books. Can't she write any faster??!! I also loved THE WRONG CHILD...all I can say is WOW to that one, too. I believe that one was up for an award. Patricia Kay is a marvelous writer. Trust me.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Harriet Klausner #1 HALL OF FAME on August 18, 2001
Format: Mass Market Paperback
In late 1978 going into 1979, Adam Forrester is the oldest child and an only son with a wealthy Westchester County pedigree. Unlike his rebellious younger sister, he will listen to his parents and do what is expected by marrying the boring daughter of father's business partner. However, while attending Yale he meets and falls in love with Natalie Ferrenzo, a student at another school. Adam decides to defy his parents by marrying Natalie instead of Julia, but he soon learns that if he fails to wed the latter his family faces financial doom. Natalie breaks with Adam who marries Julia.
Over a decade later in New York City, an unhappy Adam accidentally meets Natalie. He decides this time to go for love and plans to divorce Julia. However, his wife refuses to go quietly into the night and Natalie has kept a secret from him all these years making a second chance at love seem doomed again.
THE OTHER WOMAN is a well-written contemporary romance whose main plot centers on a notion that seems out of place in the modern era. Taking that initial leap past the ancient theme, readers will enjoy the lead characters as they struggle with love the first time around and even more so the second time. The story line is cleverly written so sub-genre fans will enjoy Patricia Kay's passionate tale in spite of the anachronistic key concept.

Harriet Klausner
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