A Circle of Wives

A Circle of Wives

Large Print - 2014
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When Dr. John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room in his hometown, the local police find enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams, whose Palo Alto beat usually covers small-town crimes, is innocently thrown into a high-profile murder case that is more intricately intertwined than she could ever imagine. A renowned plastic surgeon, a respected family man, and an active community spokesman, Dr. Taylor was loved and admired. But, hidden from the public eye, he led a secret life--in fact, multiple lives. A closeted polygamist, Dr. Taylor was married to three very different women in three separate cities. And when these three unsuspecting women show up at his funeral, suspicions run high. Adams soon finds herself tracking down a murderer through a web of lies and marital discord.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine. :, Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, Gale, Cengage Learning,, 2014
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410470454
Characteristics: 429 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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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.

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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