By Kate White
(Harper, Hardcover, 9780061576614, 352pp.)
Publication Date: March 1, 2010
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New York Times bestselling author and Cosmopolitan's editor-in-chief returns with a sizzling, page-turning thriller in which an ordinary woman flees the scene of a murderand realizes it's not just the law that's hunting her.
When Lake Warren learns that her husband, Jack, is suing for full custody of their two kids four months after their separation, she's pretty certain that things can't get any worse. The upside is that she's working with the Advanced Fertility Center as a marketing consultant, alongside the attractive, flirtatious Dr. Keaton. But the morning after their one-night stand, Lake finds Keaton with his throat slashed and discovers that things can indeed become worsethey can become deadly.
So as not to jeopardize her case for custody, Lake is forced to lie to the police. Having just been intimate with a man who has been murdered, and wanting to protect herself from being charged with the crime, she begins her own search for the truth. Meanwhile, the police start looking at her closely, people at the clinic start treating her with hostility, and strange clues begin droppingquite literallyon her doorstep, and Lake realizes that she is dangerously close to dark secrets, both about Keaton and the clinic. But can Lake stop what she's started before it's too late?
Kate White, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, is the New York Times bestselling author of the stand-alone novel Hush and the Bailey Weggins mystery seriesIf Looks Could Kill; A Body to Die For; Til Death Do Us Part; Over Her Dead Body; and Lethally Blond. White is also the author of popular career books for women, including Why Good Girls Dont Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do. She lives in New York City.