The Two Mrs. Carlyles, Rindell, Suzanne

The Two Mrs. Carlyles

Authors: Rindell, Suzanne
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC044000, FIC019000
ISBN: 9780525539223, Related ISBNs: 0525539204, 0525539220, 0593211715, 0593211723, 9780525539209
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 432
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A suspenseful and page-turning descent into obsession, love, and murder in the wake of San Francisco's most deadly earthquake--and Suzanne Rindell's most haunting novel since her acclaimed debut, The Other Typist

Which wife holds the darker secret?

San Francisco, 1906. Violet is one of three people grateful for the destruction of the big earthquake. It leaves her and her two best friends unexpectedly wealthy--if the secret that binds them together stays buried beneath the rubble. Fearing discovery, the women strike out on their own, and orphaned, wallflower Violet reinvents herself.

When a whirlwind romance with the city's most eligible widower, Harry Carlyle, lands her in a luxurious mansion as the second Mrs. Carlyle, it seems like her dreams of happiness and love have come true. But all is not right in the Carlyle home, and Violet soon finds herself trapped by the lingering specter of the first Mrs. Carlyle, and by the inescapable secrets of her own violent history.

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