The Adultery Club
By Tess Stimson
(Bantam Discovery, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553591408, 400pp.)
Publication Date: January 29, 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Nicholas Lyon is the perfect husband—a handsome divorce attorney who dotes on his family. Sara Kaplan is the perfect seductress—a vivacious young lawyer unburdened by sexual scruples. And Malinche Lyon is the perfect wife—a 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, 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?
“[A] superior tale of immorality and lust…Stimson’s skill ensures we are gripped to the finish.” —Daily Mail, UK
“With stiletto-sharp wit, Stimson unfolds a love triangle from all three points of view.” —Cosmopolitan, UK
“Bring this to your book club!”—Eve Magazine, UK