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Summary

“The malicious actions of these angry, narcissistic people are appalling, but that won’t stop readers from turning the pages to see what happens to them.” —Publishers Weekly

Murder, money, and ambition fuel a fiery love triangle in this darkly comic and deeply disturbing thriller of rage, manipulation, and revenge.

On the eve of her wedding, Emily, a top Hollywood agent, is devastated to learn that her CEO fiancé is a serial cheater. Refusing to follow her instincts, she goes ahead with the marriage in order to preserve her hard-earned membership in the one percent. A master maneuverer, Emily is confident that she can outsmart her husband, clean up his messes, while enjoying the fabulous fruits of high-powered coupledom.

When her husband embarks on an audacious affair with his volatile young receptionist, Emily’s savvy is put to the test. His reckless decisions set off a chain of shocking scandals, plunging Emily into a cat-and-mouse fight for survival. Someone will die. Someone will kill. The question is, who will be left standing?

©2021 Kate Myles. Epigraph, “Wherever you come near the human race, there’s layers and layers of nonsense,” is reprinted from Our Town by Thornton Wilder. © 1938 by The Wilder Family LLC. Reprinted by arrangement with The Wilder Family LLC and The Barbara Hogenson Agency, Inc. All rights reserved. (P)2021 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • 15-11-21

Intricate

This is a very good story, it took a couple of chapters to get into it, but once you get the hang of the situation, then it totally grabs your attention. The performance weren't amazing, but it was helpful to have 3 different people narrating. In all, it was a great listen.

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  • Benjamin
  • 26-10-21

WOW WOW WOW

What an incredibly juicy story, and perfectly narrated. very entertaining and very intense. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

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  • grace
  • 24-04-22

Bad ending

The book didn't really seem to go anywhere. Started out entertaining, stupid ending. It felt a little like the author scrambled to finish the book.

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  • Birdie
  • 08-04-22

I must be insane!

I must be insane because I loved loved loved this book! Read all the bad reviews because I read (listen) to so many books weekly, at least 5, and I loved this book. Very different, edgy, kinda cray. I read some on Kindle, also listening mostly.. Still I adored the narration, story, on the edge of my seat while reading. Loved it. Recommend it. Almost 5 stars. Please read/listen. Worth a credit!

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  • SugarBrown96
  • 23-03-22

what was that

This story was all over the place...The story was just too wonky.... nothing more to say.

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  • Eugenia
  • 12-03-22

Depressing

Every single character is unlikable and no one I'd want to rub elbows with. could not relate and I just kept feeling sorry for the baby and the dog.

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  • escoocoo
  • 14-02-22

GOOD!!

I listened to this book once, and then a second time. I think I appreciated it even more the second time around. Very good character development, each one with their very own voice and the twisty intricate thoughts going on in their heads. It really is quite an amazing story! Very well told, and very real. One of the best offerings on Kindle Unlimited!

The narrators for the two adult women were fantastic! The male narrator was a miss, though. Too old and not enough sexy for this hot Romeo!

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  • Sally Sue
  • 14-12-21

Good twists and turns

I enjoyed this book that kept me guessing right up until the very end!

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  • George W. Harvey
  • 01-12-21

very boring

very slow story about boring artificial self centered people who are very concerned about social status

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  • Pawnwife
  • 08-09-21

Boring

Not a thriller, no suspense, lame title, annoying characters, kept waiting for something to happen and was disappointed with the ending. But was happy it was over.