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"A LUSCIOUS NOVEL."
New York Daily News
--Copley News Wire
From the Paperback edition.
When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight. And much to the horror of Alice Grenville--the indomitable family matriarch--he marries her. Ann wants desperately to be accepted by high society and become the well-bred woman of her fantasies. But a gunshot one rainy night propels Ann into a notorious spotlight--as the two Mrs. Grenvilles enter into a conspiracy of silence that will bind them together for as long as they live. . . . --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
A story here I never knew existed. Famliy, old real life New England history, twists and turns of a real story told in novel form with plenty of research. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Egramone Golden
I enjoyed this book and learned quite a bit about how the other half lives.Published 25 days ago by Suru
The first thing I want to make clear as a reviewer is that I am not knowledge about the “real” people involved in Dommick Dunne’s novels. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Linda
It is without a doubt the best novel I have ever read. Dominick Dunne at his finest. Based on a true story, it reveals the world of New York society in the 1950s perfectly.Published 2 months ago by Susan Tucker
This was a great read. I read it so fast because I knew it was based on a true story. Sad that one woman got what she wished for and then her world ended. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Renee Finley
Incredible story, a view of a life style that is gone forever. A wonderful read. You won't want to put it down !Published 4 months ago by Foxy
I really loved this book!!! It was very well written. It was very hard to put down. I am definitely going to be purchasing more books by this excellent author!!Published 4 months ago by Kindle Customer
An excellent read about the high-society murder of Billy Grenville by his wife Ann, who allegedly mistook him for an intruder at their Long Island estate. Mr. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lady Lisa