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Best Intentions: A Novel
Best Intentions: A Novel
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What happens when you think you know the person you love -- and youre dead wrong?From the acclaimed author ofWaiting to Surfacecomes the story of four college friends whose reunion reawakens old desires and grudges -- with fatal results.After tossing and turning all night, thirty-nine-year-old Lisa Barkley wakes up well before her alarm sounds. With two daughters about to start another year at their elite Upper East Side private school and her own career hitting a wall, the effort of trying to stay afloat in that privileged world of six-story town houses and European jaunts has become increasingly difficult, especially as Manhattan descends into an economic freefall.As Lisa looks over at her sleeping husband, Sam, she cant help but feel that their fifteen-year marriage is in a funk that she isnt able to place. She tries to shake it off and tells herself that the strain must be due to their mounting financial pressures. But later that morning, as her family eats breakfast in the next room, Lisa finds herself checking Sams voicemail and hears a whispered phone call from a woman he is to meet that night. Is he having an affair?When Lisa shares her suspicions with her best friend, Deirdre, at their weekly breakfast, Deirdre claims it cant be true. But how can Lisa fully trust her opinion when Deirdre is still single and mired in an obsessive affair with a glamorous photographer even as it hovers on the edge of danger?When Deirdres former college flame, Jack, comes to town and the two couples meet to cele-brate his fortieth birthday, the stage is set for an explosiveT series of discoveries with devastating consequences.Filled with suspense and provocative ques-tions about the relationships we value most,Best Intentionsis a tightly woven drama of love, friendship and betrayal.      

Author: Emily Listfield

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Atria Books

Publication Date: 2009-05-05

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ISBN: 1416576711

Emily Listfield  Hardcover