On Sale: February 20, 2018
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Paperback (reprint - August 2018), Mass Market Paperback (reprint - July 2019)
New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman
returns with a superb novel of psychological suspense about
a pair of lovers with the best intentions and the worst
luck: two people locked in a passionate yet uncompromising
game of cat and mouse. But instead of rules, this game has
dark secrets, forbidden desires, inevitable betrayals—and
cold-blooded murder. . .
One is playing a long
game. But which one?
They meet at a local tavern
in the small town of Belleville, Delaware. Polly is set on
heading west. Adam says he’s also passing
Yet she stays and he stays—drawn to this
mysterious redhead whose quiet stillness both unnerves and
excites him. Over the course of a punishing summer, Polly
and Adam abandon themselves to a steamy, inexorable affair.
Still, each holds something back from the other—dangerous,
even lethal, secrets that begin to accumulate as autumn
approaches, feeding the growing doubts they
Then someone dies. Was it an accident, or
part of a plan? By now, Adam and Polly are so ensnared in
each other’s lives and lies that neither one knows how to
get away—or even if they want to. Is their love strong
enough to withstand the truth, or will it ultimately destroy
Something—or someone—has to
Which one will it be?
by James M. Cain’s masterpieces The Postman Always Rings
Twice, Double Indemnity, and Mildred Pierce,
Sunburn is a tantalizing modern noir from the
incomparable Laura Lippman.
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