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A circle of wives

Author: Alice LaPlante
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Dr. John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room in his own hometown, police find enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose posh Palo Alto beat usually covers small town crimes, is innocently thrown into a high profile murder case that is more intricately intertwined than she first expected. Behind this renowned plastic surgeon, family man, and community spokesman, was not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice LaPlante
ISBN: 9780802122346 0802122345
OCLC Number: 852223497
Description: 311 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alice LaPlante.

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When Dr. John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room in his own hometown, police find enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose posh Palo Alto beat usually covers small town crimes, is innocently thrown into a high profile murder case that is more intricately intertwined than she first expected. Behind this renowned plastic surgeon, family man, and community spokesman, was not only one great woman but three of them. A closeted polygamist, Dr. Taylor had lived three lives with three very different women in three separate cities. And when these three women all show up at his funeral, suspicions run high. Detective Adams soon finds herself delving through marital secrets and broken love in order to track down a murderer inside this deceitful web of lies.

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"Marriage is as mysterious as murder in LaPlante's captivating psychological thriller. . . . a smart, intricate tale about murder and the elusive mysteries of marriage . . . In LaPlante's world Read more...

 
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