The Adultery Club
By Tess Stimson
(Bantam Discovery, Paperback, 9780385341264, 400pp.)
Publication Date: January 29, 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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Nicholas Lyon is the perfect husband—a handsome divorce attorney who dotes on his wife and family. Sara Kaplan is the perfect seductress—a vivacious young lawyer tired of being single. And Malinche Lyon is the perfect wife—a still-beautiful cookbook writer and mother to three darling daughters. Now, in this smart, wickedly sexy novel, Nick, Sara, and Malinche are all about to join…The Adultery Club
Suddenly Nicholas—a man totally in love with his wife—is fantasizing about Sara. Sara is toying with Nick. And Malinche is facing temptations of her own. While appetites are whetted and sated from London to the English countryside, what began as instant animal attraction is spinning wildly out of control, turning lives upside down—and hearts inside out. And now one heretofore happily married man and two very different women are about to discover the difference between fulfilling your wildest desires—and getting your just deserts.
Tess Stimon is the author of three previous novels and one biography, and writes regularly for UK newspapers and women’s magazines. Born and brought up in Sussex, England, she graduated from Oxford University before spending a number of years working in Europe, Cyprus, and Lebanon as a TV news producer with ITN (UK) and CNN. She now lives in Florida with her American husband, their daughter and two sons.
- Consider the trio of voices the author uses in the narrative. How would the novel have been different if the story were told from only one character's point of view?
"Perfect beach reading...Engaging, amusing, sexy, and surprisingly thought-provoking." —The Boston Globe
"One of my favorite books of the year." —Jane Green, New York Times bestselling author
“[A] superior tale of immorality and lust…Warmly recommended.” —Daily Mail, UK
“The perfect book to make you debate...a novel about cheating that challenges the reader to pick sides.” —In the Know, UK
“Bring this to your book club!”—Eve Magazine, UK
“With stiletto-sharp wit, Stimson unfolds a love triangle from all three points of view.” —Cosmopolitan, UK
“Stimson’s characters are complex and believable.”—Publishers Weekly