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Don't Cry Now
Bonnie Wheeler is a woman happily married with a beautiful daughter named Amanda. She also has a great career in her teaching. But all that is about to fall apart one day when she receives a disturbing phone call from her husband's ex-wife Joan. Joan informs Bonnie that she and Amanda are both in danger, and wants to see Bonnie in person. Frightened, Bonnie goes to meet Joan at a given time, to find her brutally murdered at the kitchen table. Bonnie call...
Grand Avenue
For twenty years, four friends; Chris, Vicki, Barbara, and Susan shared everything and faced the challenges of life and love head-on. Now, one sits alone to ponder the strange twists of fate and circumstance. Dreams are turned into nightmares as friendships faded and lives were destroyed. ...
Kiss Mommy Goodbye
When Donna meets Victor, an attractive, successful man who sweeps her off her feet, she finds his take-charge attitude exciting. After just two months, he asks her to marry him, and she says yes. However, this is the night they have their first argument. She finds out that he has lied to her about significant things. But after he cries and apologizes, she has mixed feelings about him, so she goes ahead with the wedding. Once married, Donna and Vic...
Lost
Atria, Aug 2003, 25.00, 384 pp. ISBN 0743446291 After Cindy Carver divorced her philandering husband, her thirteen-year-old daughter chooses to live with her father. Seven years later, after her father remarries, Julia moves back home with he mother, her younger sister Heather, and her sibling's boyfriend Duncan. It is a big adjustment for all of them because Julia is so self-absorbed but Cindy is trying hard to make it work because she doesn't...

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Missing Pieces
With this book, Joy Fielding really signed her name into my life. That is one of the best thrillers I,ve ever read. Joy Fielding is just wonderful!...
Puppet (Thriller/Action)
Atria, Jan 2005, 24.95, 352 pp. ISBN 0743488008 Amanda Travis has spent the last decade running from her memories including the father who neglected her and the mother who either ignored or verbally abused her. She drowns her emotional pain in mindless sex, leaving two ex-husbands when they threatened to get too close. Now a lawyer in southeast Florida, she has organized her life just the way she wants it, not letting anyone get too close. Her ...
Puppet (Literature)
Amanda Travis is a criminal lawyer living in Florida. She has a fairly lucrative lifestyle and has no problem finding lovers, although falling in love is another story. Not that she really cares; she is fine with her life the way it is. She already has 2 ex-husbands. Then repeated calls from her first husband, Ben, in Toronto, change things. He tells her that her mother has shot a man in the lobby of a big hotel. Amanda is estranged from her mother; sh...
See Jane Run
On her way to buy milk and eggs, a woman suddenly forgets who she is. The only clues to her identity are a blood-soaked blue dress and the ten thousand dollars in her coat pockets. She hides the evidence before going to the police, and subsequently a hospital where she learns she is suffering from hysterical amnesia. Enter the perfect, loving, gentle husband to take her home and take care of her. Something isn't right? Why would a woman with such ...
Tell Me No Secrets
Jess Koster is a prosecutor with the state's attorney's office in Chicago. She has begun having panic attacks after a man, who almost definitely raped and beat her client, has threatened her and begun following her. Jess first began having panic attacks eight years ago when her mother disappeared. Her mother was never found. Shortly after Jess's mother's disappearance, Jess married her husband, now ex-husband, Don. Don helped her cope with her panic...
The Deep End
Joanne Hunter, a 41-year-old suburban housewife, has been living an ordinary, largely uneventful life with her husband Paul, a criminal lawyer, to whom she has been married almost 20 years, and raising their two daughters: 12-year-old Lulu and 15-year-old Robin. Then unexpectedly her world starts to fall apart. Paul comes home early one day and tells her he needs time alone to think about his life and what he wants, and that he is moving out, maybe fo...

Joy Fielding list of books

The First Time (Romance)
A woman in a loveless marriage discovers that her husband is having yet another affair. She confronts him and they decide to separate. Soon after, the woman finds out that she has Lou Gehrig's Disease and is given just a year to live. Her husband returns home to care for her. He promises to be faithful to her for the remainder of her life. They end up falling in love again....
The First Time (Literature)
In this tear-jerker story, Mattie Hart discovers that her husband Jake, a high-profile Chicago attorney, is involved in yet another love affair. But a far greater crisis descends upon the Hart family after Jake leaves home: Mattie receives devastating news that will forever alter their lives. Wracked by guilt, Jake returns to the wife he has never really loved and the teenaged daughter who wants nothing to do with him. But because of their life-crisis th...
The Other Woman
Jill was a competent, vibrant young television producer when she was assigned to interview David Plumley, a very successful and gorgeous divorce attorney. She was instantly attracted to him and surprisingly, he was to her also, even though she was not considered beautiful by the usual standards. They started dating even though he was married, but after she convinced him that she would not see him anymore under those circumstances, he surprisingly decid...
Whispers and Lies
Terry Painter lives a nice quiet live in tranquil Delray Florida, where the single, forty-year-old nurse lives alone in the house she inherited from her mother. When young, vibrant Alison Simms rents the cottage on her property, the two women strike up a fast friendship-and Terry is swept up into a fantastic new life. But nothing about her newfound companion seems right, and as it appears. Terry discovers more about Allison's secretive past and her lies ...


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