Fatal

Fatal

A Novel

Book - 2017
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Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate's fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two. Confident that her life can now go back to normal, Kate never considers that Peter may not be so willing to move on.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501115677
1501115677
Characteristics: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: LESCROART, J

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DSGCPL Aug 05, 2017

This book was a really good one, and quite a bit different than a standard Lescroart novel, as the usual characters were not used and it was not really a legal thriller. It was more about relationships.

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nannerl
Apr 18, 2017

Enjoyable read, as are all the books I've read by this author, in spite of being sprinkled with comments blaming women for men's infidelity (and the comments are attributed to a woman, which made them more irritating). But overall, it's an interesting plot with a bit of an up in the air ending -- which makes me think there's more to come.

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gcopes
Apr 07, 2017

Readable but easy to put down. I found I skipped over parts because it lost my interest. The relationships between people were not always believable and I predicted the ending.

SCL_Tricia Mar 28, 2017

I couldn't seem to get into this one, I found that there was no flow and I wasn't invested in the characters. The dialog seemed stiff and wooden, perhaps that's why I didn't care what happened to them. A lot of holes in the story and not much description to get me involved. I didn't finish it.

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susanchyn
Mar 09, 2017

Entertaining, albeit totally predictable, storyline with an interesting mishmash of characters.

The best thing about Fatal? Trekking vicariously through various slices of San Fran life.

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USAF1969
Feb 09, 2017

I have always likes Lescroart books and his character Dismas Hardy. This is new ground for him with a new, stand-alone cast of characters. He does a great job of telling a really interesting story of unintended consequences and moral dilemma's. His portrayal of modern teenagers needs a small amount upgrading, but the rest of the characters are interesting and the dialogue is very good. Lots of great twists and turns. Enjoy!

Pat2686 Feb 06, 2017

It started out good, but was boring toward the end. Would not recomnend. He has written better books.

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okiechigal
Feb 03, 2017

haven't read one of his books in a long time and was happy to see it on the shelves. It started out slow and smutty but it picked up in the second section. Turned out to be a very good read and surpise ending. Enjoy

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