Silent Partner (Mass Market Paperbound)
Ballantine Books, 9780345540232, 498pp.
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide.
A complex and haunting story of tangled personalities, deeply buried family secrets, and of violence lying thinly under the surface . . . hits the reader right between the eyes. "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
Driven by guilt and sadness, Alex plunges into the maze of Sharon's life a journey that will take him through the pleasure palaces of California's ultrarich, into the alleyways of the mind, where childhood terrors still hold sway.
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Praise For Silent Partner…
“A gripping and sometimes harrowing tale of murder and manipulation . . . The first page is a shocker, and the pace never falters.”—The Plain Dealer
“[A] most intriguing read . . . compelling.”—New York Daily News