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Enjoying her career while avoiding an unhappy past, high-powered attorney Amanda Travis receives the alarming news that her mother has been charged with murdering a stranger in a Toronto hotel, a situation that forces Amanda to confront her old demons. Reprint.

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Notified by her ex-husband that her mother has shot and killed a stranger in the lobby of a hotel, defense attorney Amanda Travis must face her past.

Simon and Schuster
New York Times bestselling author
Joy Fielding
is the mistress of the "taut suburban thriller"(Kirkus Reviews). Now Fielding unnerves readers with a richly layered page-turner that swings from haunting intrigue to electrifying suspense in the space of a heartbeat.


Living a no-strings-attached life in glamorous Palm Beach, beautiful, steely-nerved criminal attorney Amanda Travis knows exactly what she likes: spinning classes, the color black, and one-night stands. Here's what she dislikes: the color pink, nicknames...and memories. Which is why she has shut the door on two ex-husbands, her estranged mother, and her hometown of Toronto. Then comes the news that will shatter Amanda's untouchable world: her mother, who has always held a strange power over everyone she encounters, has shot and killed a complete stranger. Forced to return to Toronto, Amanda must confront her demons and unravel the truth behind her mother's violent act -- while the taunting, teasing name from her past dances in her head...Puppet...telling her that someone else is orchestrating her fate.

Includes an excerpt from Mad River Road, Joy Fielding's riveting new novel -- coming soon in hardcover from Atria Books

Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2005
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9780743488013
Characteristics: viii, 385 p. ; 24 cm


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