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ISBN10: 1616200006
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He placed a notice in a Chicago paper, an advertisement for a reliable wife. She responded, saying that she was a simple, honest woman. She was, of course, anything but honest, and the only simple thing about her was her single-minded determination to marry this man and then kill him, slowly and carefully, leaving her a wealthy widow, able to take care of the one she truly loved.

What Catherine Land did not realize was that the enigmatic and lonely Ralph Truitt had a plan of his own. And what neither anticipated was that they would fall so completely in love.

Filled with unforgettable characters, and shimmering with color and atmosphere, A Reliable Wife is an enthralling tale of love and madness, of longing and murder.

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Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman with a troubled past who lives in a remote nineteenth-century Wisconsin town, has advertised for a reliable wife; and his ad is answered by Catherine Land, a woman who makes every effort to hide her own dark secrets.

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Laurel Przybylski, October 19, 2012 (view all comments by Laurel Przybylski)
"A Reliable Wife" starts out, with what one sees at first, as a woman traveling to meet a man as his "mail-order bride". It has a rocky beginning, and the two try to work it out. It smooths out and then the real mystery begins. I was grabbed and held by this book, until I finished reading. Then it let me go.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781616200008
Publisher:
Algonquin Books
Subject:
Historical - General
Author:
Goolrick, Robert
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
FICTION / Historical
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literature-Debut Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
NEWARRIVAL-DEBUT FICT
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Fiction : Historical - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman with a troubled past who lives in a remote nineteenth-century Wisconsin town, has advertised for a reliable wife; and his ad is answered by Catherine Land, a woman who makes every effort to hide her own dark secrets.
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