Everything seems perfect. In fact too perfect!
What more could this family want? Michael is an OB/GYN at a
prominent hospital; his wife, Annie, teaches writing at a local
college. They have two great kids and a nice house in upstate
There seems to be a problem. Annie is
getting a little tired of being the doctor's wife. Her husband
is never home and when he does arrive, he is always getting paged to
return to the hospital.
Maybe that is why Annie decided to
have an affair with Simon who is also married. To make matters
more interesting, Simon's wife, Lydia, has problems of her own
including secrets in her past.
Michael gets involved with an
old girlfriend whom he helps out at the local women's health
clinic. Another problem - this is the city's only provider of
The pace gets more thrilling when the Knowles
start to receive threats at their home. Are the threats being
made against Michael because of what he is doing? Are they
meant for Annie because of her involvement with Simon? Could
it be Simon's disturbed wife is doing this to get even with
This is Elizabeth Brundage's first novel and what an
impressive job she has done! This is an excellent
psychological thriller. The characters are interesting and
complex and the plot is exciting. I could not put this book
down. This is one that is highly recommended. We look
forward to more books by this author.
REVIEWED BY NANCY EATON
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PERMISSION OF THE REVIEWER, NANCY