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Also by Beth Gutcheon:

The Affliction, March 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Death at Breakfast, March 2017
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Death at Breakfast, May 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
Gossip, March 2013
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Gossip, March 2012
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Good-bye and Amen, August 2008
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Leeway Cottage, May 2005
Hardcover

Gossip
Beth Gutcheon

HarperCollins
March 2012
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Featuring: Dinah Wainwright; Loviah "Lovie" Walker; Avis Metcalf
288 pages
ISBN: 006193142X
EAN: 9780061931420
Kindle: B005PMWM54
Hardcover / e-Book
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Paperback (March 2013)

Women's Fiction

Loviah "Lovie" French owns a small, high-end dress shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Renowned for her taste and discretion, Lovie is the one to whom certain women turn when they need "just the thing" for major life events—baptisms and balls, weddings and funerals—or when they just want to dish in the dressing room. Among the people who depend on Lovie's confidence are her two best friends since boarding school: Dinah Wainwright and Avis Metcalf.

Outspoken and brimming with confidence, Dinah made a name for herself as a columnist covering the doings of New York's wealthiest and most fabulous. Shy, proper Avis, in many ways Dinah's opposite, rose to prominence in the art world with her quiet manners, hard work, and precise judgment. Despite the deep affection they both feel for Lovie, they have been more or less allergic to each other since a minor incident decades earlier that has been remembered and resented with what will prove to be unimaginable consequences.

These uneasy acquaintances become unwillingly bound to each other when Dinah's favorite son and Avis's only daughter fall in love and marry. On the surface, Nick and Grace are the perfect match—a playful, romantic, buoyant, and beautiful pair. But their commitment will be strained by time and change: career setbacks, reckless choices, the birth of a child, jealousies, and rumor. At the center of their orbit is Lovie, who knows everyone's secrets and manages them as wisely as she can. Which is not wisely enough, as things turn out—a fact that will have a shattering effect on all their lives.

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