A Novel of Obsession
William Morrow Paperbacks
On Sale: March 19, 2019
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In this riveting tale of psychological suspense, a divorce
lawyer risks her career, her sanity, and her life when she
falls into an illicit, all-consuming affair with her
clientâ€”who becomes the primary suspect in his estranged
wifeâ€™s sudden disappearance.
Young divorce lawyer Francine Day has methodically built her
career doing everything right. Sheâ€™s one big case away from
securing her place among Londonâ€™s legal elite. But when she
meets her new client, Martin Joy, the natural caution that
has protected Francine and fueled her rise melts away.
Powerless to fight the irresistible magnetism between them,
client and counsel tumble into a blistering affair that
breaks every rule.
Though Martin insists his marriage is over, Francine doesnâ€™t
believe him. Certain details heâ€™s told her donâ€™t quite add
up. Consumed with a passion she cannot control and
increasingly obsessed with Martinâ€™s relationship with his
wife, Donna, Francine follows the woman one night . . . and
discovers her having dinner with her supposedly
The next morning, Francine awakens in her neighborâ€™s
apartment with blood on her clothes and no recollection of
what transpired after she spied Donna and Martin together.
Then Francine receives more devastating news: Martinâ€™s wife
has vanished. That dinner was the last place anyone has seen
Donna Joy alive.
Suddenly, Francine finds herself caught in a dangerous
labyrinth of deception, lies, and secrets, in which one
false move could lead to her undoing. What happened that
night and why canâ€™t Francine remember? Where is Donna and
who is responsible for her disappearance? The further
Francine goes to find answers, the tighter the net seems to
drawâ€”around her lover, herself, and the life sheâ€™s
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