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In Fidelityby M. J. Rose
Synopses & Reviews
Hot on the trail of her much talked-about debut, Lip Service, M.J. Rose once again explores the dark corners of the human psyche in a riveting and erotic tale of love, lust...and betrayal.
Although everyone thinks she's being paranoid, psychotherapist Jordan Sloan knows better. Haunted by the long-ago murder of her father, she learns that his killer has been paroled and she instantly fears his revenge. Only she knows the dark secret of her relationship with Mallory — and the depth of her deception in providing the testimony that put him away. She sees him in shadows, in mirrors, in photographs her teenage daughter takes in the park....
Still suffering the bruises of her husband's betrayal, Jordan grapples with ambiguous emotions even as she is drawn again to her estranged spouse. Clinging desperately to the hard-earned stability of her life, she maneuvers through the meshwork of love's fragile bonds, layers of longing, and the chaos that is human relationships. All the while, a mysterious new patient seems intent on contributing to Jordan's unraveling. For as she struggles to prove that her fear of Mallory is justified, she also wrestles with how it might feel to finally forgive Robert's infidelity.
M.J. Rose has crafted a rare and evocative new novel of spellbinding energy, as a woman come to terms with her own life — assuming she will continue to enjoy the luxury of living it.
"The combination of sleaze and suspense should please Rose's fans." Library Journal
"Rose's take on the thriller formula is spiced up by a touch of melodrama: altogether, a satisfying blend." Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
M. J. Rose is the author of five novels: Lip Service, In Fidelity, Sheet Music, Flesh Tones, and The Halo Effect (July 2004), the first in a new psychological suspense series featuring New York City sex therapist Dr. Morgan Snow. Rose has also written two nonfiction books: How to Publish and Promote Online and Buzz Your Book. Her work has been published in Pages Magazine, Oprah Magazine, Susie Bright's Best American Erotica, Wired.com, The Vestal Review, Salon and more.
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