The Other Daughter

Lisa Gardner, Author Bantam Books $7.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-553-57679-5
In her newest, Gardner (The Perfect Husband) indulges her fascination with the dark side of family life, where the ties that bind also gag, choke and strangle. Professional event planner Melanie Stokes does not suspect that the death of a serial killer in a Texas electric chair 20 years before could have any relevance to her neatly ordered existence. But as it becomes clear that the life she's known (as the adopted daughter of Boston cardiologist Harper Stokes and his trophy wife, Patricia) is based on ugly secrets and bloody lies, her world unravels. With the help of FBI Agent David Riggs, who makes up for his lack of physical agility--the result of ankylosing spondylitis (bad back problems)--with finely honed reflexes, street smarts and pure sex appeal, Melanie unearths what an intricately planned 25-year-old cover-up can't hide: the gruesome truth about her parentage. Once again, Gardner serves up suspense at a furious pace. (July)
Reviewed on: 07/05/1999
Release date: 07/01/1999
Show other formats
FORMATS
Hardcover - 619 pages - 978-0-7862-2290-2
Paperback - 523 pages - 978-0-7862-2291-9
Open Ebook - 978-0-553-90087-3
Mass Market Paperbound - 416 pages - 978-0-553-58768-5
Paperback - 404 pages - 978-1-4091-1746-9
Book - 10 pages - 978-0-7927-2901-3
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-0-7927-2356-1
Open Ebook - 1 pages - 978-1-299-08553-4
Hardcover - 404 pages - 978-0-7528-3197-8
Hardcover - 404 pages - 978-0-7528-3196-1
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.