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When Lauren Stillwell witnesses her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to get even. But her revenge goes awry, and she finds her world spiraling into a hell that becomes more terrifying by the hour.



Book Synopsis



A one-night stand spirals into a web of dark secrets in James Patterson's steamy thriller of love, lust, and murder.
Lauren Stillwell is not your average damsel in distress. When the NYPD cop discovers her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to beat him at his own game. But her revenge goes dangerously awry, and she finds her world spiraling into a hell that becomes more terrifying by the hour.
In a further twist of fate, Lauren must take on a job that threatens everything she stands for. Now, she's paralyzed by a deadly secret that could tear her life apart. With her job and marriage on the line, Lauren's desire for retribution becomes a lethal inferno as she fights to save her livelihood-and her life.
Patterson takes us on a twisting roller-coaster ride of thrills in his most gripping novel yet. This story of love, lust and dangerous secrets will have readers' hearts pounding to the very last page.



Review Quotes



"Action? Check. Suspense? By the carload. Romance? Yes. Erotica? Let's Just say that it's not limited to the cover."--Bookreporter.com

"Patterson juggles twist after twist with genuine glee."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried. There's no stopping his imagination."--New York Times Book Review

"Simply the best suspense thriller I've read to date."--NightsandWeekends.com

"When it comes to constructing a harrowing plot, author James Patterson can turn a screw all right."--New York Daily News

"Will have you gasping out loud at nearly every page."--TheRomanceReadersConnection.com



About The Author



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.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.7 Inches (H) x 4.2 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .4 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 372
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Suspense, Action + Thrillers
Publisher: Vision
Format: Paperback
Author: James Patterson
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2009
TCIN: 11400309
UPC: 9780446198967
Item Number (DPCI): 059-02-5961
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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