changed forever one night after Lennie attended a PTA meeting.
Lennie never came home that night. After searching, the police
found her mutilated body.
Tess, a physician, was
Lennie's best friend. After the murder, she helped look after
Lennie's husband, Alex, and their children. Alex had the
horrible job of identifying the body and dealing with the
police. There were no clues.
Ted Lacey was the
detective assigned to this case. His job was to question
family and friends of Lennie. Tess saw something different in
Ted - something about his calmness that offered her hope - and as a
result, became more and more attracted to him. Eventually,
they had a secret affair until another tragedy took place in
This book is really about people trying to go
on with a normal life after Lennie's death but it soon starts to
deal with how these lives become intertwined.
What happened while Tess was on a rendezvous with Ted?
Is the killer of Lennie ever found?
Julie Myerson is known
for her very descriptive writing. As you will see in this
novel, she gives explicit details when describing something
especially when writing about Lennie's mutilated body. She
doesn't eliminate anything! This is a fascinating book - you
will get wrapped up in the story almost immediately. Julie
Myerson's writing talent makes this a worthwhile book to
REVIEWED BY NANCY EATON
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