The Girl Who Knew Too Much
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The Girl Who Knew Too Much

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Amanda Quick, the bestselling author of 'Til Death Do Us Part, transports readers to 1930s California, where glamour and seduction spawn a multitude of sins . . .When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to an idyllic small town on the coast, where the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel caters to their every need. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool . . . The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't resist - especially since she's just a rookie at a third-rate gossip rag. But now Irene's investigation into the drowning threatens to tear down the wall of illusion that is so deftly built around the famous actor, and there are powerful men willing to do anything to protect their investment.Seeking the truth, Irene finds herself drawn to a master of deception. Oliver Ward was once a world-famous magician - until he was mysteriously injured during his last performance. Now the owner of the Burning Cove Hotel, he can't let scandal threaten his livelihood, even if it means trusting Irene, a woman who seems to have appeared in Los Angeles out of nowhere four months ago . . . With Oliver's help, Irene soon learns that the glamorous paradise of Burning Cove hides dark and dangerous secrets. And that the past - always just out of sight - could drag them both under . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 155 x 233 x 28mm | 480g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • PIATKUS BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0349409455
  • 9780349409450
  • 53,307

About Amanda Quick

Amanda Quick is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author of forty NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers under various pen names; more than twenty-five million copies of her books are in print. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit her at www.krentz-quick.comshow more

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Stellar plotting, exquisite dialogue, and impeccable characterisation * Kirkus Reviews * One of the most creative, inventive storytellers in the field, Quick infuses her own addictive brand of breathless, sexy adventure with dashes of vengeance, greed and violence and a hefty splash of delectable, offbeat humour * Library Journal * [A] top-drawer historical romance that delivers the perfect fusion of witty dialogue, intriguing characters, and seductive passion * Booklist * Stellar plotting, exquisite dialogue, and impeccable characterisation * Kirkus Reviews * One of the most creative, inventive storytellers in the field, Quick infuses her own addictive brand of breathless, sexy adventure with dashes of vengeance, greed and violence and a hefty splash of delectable, offbeat humour * Library Journal * [A] top-drawer historical romance that delivers the perfect fusion of witty dialogue, intriguing characters, and seductive passion * Booklist *show more

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[A] top-drawer historical romance that delivers the perfect fusion of witty dialogue, intriguing characters, and seductive passion Booklistshow more

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3,097 ratings
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4 37% (1,152)
3 29% (890)
2 7% (209)
1 2% (57)
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