In this riveting tale of psychological suspense, a divorce lawyer risks her career, her sanity, and her life when she falls into an illicit, all-consuming affair with her clientwho becomes the primary suspect in his estranged wifes sudden disappearance.Young divorce lawyer Francine Day has methodically built her career doing everything right. Shes one big case away from securing her place among Londons legal elite. But when she meets her new client, Martin Joy, the natural caution that has protected Francine and fueled her rise melts away. Powerless to fight the irresistible magnetism between them, client and counsel tumble into a blistering affair that breaks every rule.Though Martin insists his marriage is over, Francine doesnt believe him. Certain details hes told her dont quite add up. Consumed with a passion she cannot control and increasingly obsessed with Martins relationship with his wife, Donna, Francine follows the woman one night . . . and discovers her having dinner with her supposedly soon-to-be-ex-husband.The next morning, Francine awakens in her neighbors apartment with blood on her clothes and no recollection of what transpired after she spied Donna and Martin together. Then Francine receives more devastating news: Martins wife has vanished. That dinner was the last place anyone has seen Donna Joy alive.Suddenly, Francine finds herself caught in a dangerous labyrinth of deception, lies, and secrets, in which one false move could lead to her undoing. What happened that night and why cant Francine remember? Where is Donna and who is responsible for her disappearance? The further Francine goes to find answers, the tighter the net seems to drawaround her lover, herself, and the life shes meticulously built....
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Francine Day is a high flying lawyer about to apply for silk a big step up in her career she is ambitious and brilliant. and just needs her next case to be big bigger then an other case she has worked on one that grabs the headlines to seal her place as queen's counsel then one day she bags a new high profile client.... Martin Joy. The attraction is instant. Obsessive. intense. deadly!
They embark on a secret affair an affair that Francine knows is wrong one that could co ...more
Francine Day is a divorce lawyer who should know better. Falling in love and lust with a client is a big no-no. Martin Joy is a handsome, charming man who insists that his marriage is over ... but Francine worries, even though she keeps seeing him.
Consumed with a passion she cannot control and increasingly obsessed with Martin’s relationship with his wife, Donna, Francine follows the woman one night . . . and discovers her having dinner with her supposedly soon-to-be-ex-husband.
The next morning, ...more
It was an ok read
Really enjoyed reading this psychological thriller, narrated by the main character. Done really well with some humour and drama.
All the characters are well developed.
Really did not see the ending, there was obviously a twist coming, but I couldn't see which way it was going.
Whilst the writing was good (and considering the author's alter ego unsurprisingly) I just didn't get along with this one that well, although I did read to the end to see if the resolution upped the ante. It didn't.
Don't get me wrong this isn't terrible by any means, if you are a fan of psychological thrillers this one will probably hit a lot of marks for a lot of readers. I AM a fan of psychological thrillers, even though I'm probably over saturated with them I can't seem to stop reading them - ...more
Novels of obsession really bother me but I can’t stop reading them! Fran, a divorce lawyer, has an illicit love affair with a client. She is obsessed with him as he is with her. The more involved she becomes the more she puts her career and life on the line. When her client’s wife disappears Fran does everything she can to protect the man she loves. Crazy things start to happen after a night of binge drinking, stalking, and memory loss. Oh Fran, get your act together! Is he worth it? I liked thi ...more