7 edition of Almost a Crime found in the catalog.
October 30, 2007
by Overlook TP
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||672|
A London charity czarina and her fabulous lobbyist husband run aground over the shallows of marital infidelity in this latest from British novelist Vincenzi (No Angel, , etc.).Octavia Fleming is the kind of fashionable, well-connected working mother who manages both to enrich her power marriage with social contacts and to return home intact to tuck in her school-age twins and her . Classic American Crime Fiction of the s A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era—with insightful annotations by the Edgar-winning anthologist Leslie S. an crime writing was reborn in the.
A local crime author explores Cincinnati's most notorious cold case in his new book, "Summer's Almost Gone.". Things are almost never the way that they seem at first glance and this book emphasizes that point. Tom and Octavia Fleming look good from the outside. They seem to have everything that would bring happiness: a good marriage, attractive looks, beautiful children, successful businesses, social connections and wealth.
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Scandal, affairs and betrayal abound in ALMOST A CRIME by Penny Vincenzi - perfect for any fan of Kate Morton's The Lake House, or Harriet Evans' The Butterfly Summer. 'Deliciously readable' Mail on Sunday Tom and Octavia Fleming have the perfect power marriage: he is a spin-doctor and she runs a consultancy to the charity industry/5(77).
In Almost a Crime, Vincenzi exposes the cracks in a British power and Octavia Fleming glitter among the chattering classes of London in the late 's.
Tom, a brilliant political strategist, and Octavia, an equally talented charity consultant, appear to have it all--good looks, money, success, and three pretty children--everything but precious time together/5(80).
Almost a Crime by Penny Vincenzi is set in the 's with two highly British sophisticated people whom are trying to have and keep it all, one with political connections and his wife a highly acclaimed woman in the business world.
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