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he best-laid plans of Homicide Detective Lauren Stillwell go awry when she plans a surprise lunch date with her husband and discovers he's about to have a nooner with someone else. Not only does Lauren get mad, she gets even by having an indiscretion of her own. Only Lauren's quickie is anything but brief. It takes on a life of its own that could destroy both her personal and professional lives. Mary Stuart Masterson performs this psychological suspense with a voice that has just the right understated "everywoman's" quality. Masterson takes her audience along for the various cliff-hangers and plot twists and helps listeners empathize with the main character. Music cues throughout the production heighten the tension. G.E.O. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 08]

"I don't want to give too much of the plot line away as the shocking twists and turns in this book are most of the funof listening to it. The rest is made up of listening to Mary Stuart Masterson's evocative voice as she brings to live the varied characters in this thrilling book. Masterson is a seasoned asctress who has appeared in more than 25 films, as well as in umerous plays and musicals."...LargePrint Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 357 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; 1st edition (July 3, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316117366
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316117364
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,029 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #661,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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