A Circle of Wives

A Circle of Wives

eBook - 2014
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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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic, Inc., [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780802192745
0802192742
0802122922
9780802122926
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Oct 05, 2016

A great read with a twist I didn't see coming - couldn't put it down.

PimaLib_MargaretB May 05, 2015

My book club is still talking about this title. Obviously a thought provoking twist or two.

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Aug 30, 2014

A successful surgeon dies leaving two wives and a fiance, only the first aware of all but one of the others. The wives include the original wealthy controlling wife, a less-educated slightly younger woman, a younger doctor and an the even younger fiance. The wives interact during the investigation and contemplate how they did not know this man.

brenstuhl4456 Jun 08, 2014

Thriller. Keeps you on the edge of your seat.

ChristchurchLib Apr 13, 2014

"Small-town detective Samantha Adams investigates the murder of a well-known and well-liked plastic surgeon who turns out to have been a closeted polygamist when his three wives show up at his funeral." Thrillers and Suspense April 2014 newsletter. http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/4787b6e3-0d15-41b5-8d26-1475253dca28?postId=3be71b4b-2ba6-4447-a08c-ee3763ea6a89

ehbooklover Apr 03, 2014

When a man is found dead in a hotel room, the investigation into the cause of his death reveals that he was married to three very different women. The story is told via the perspectives of each these three wives, and from the perspective of a young female detective who is assigned to work the murder case. Short chapters and lots of interesting and very complicated female characters made this title hard to put down. My only issue with the book was that the ending was somewhat predictable.

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