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A thrilling tale of murder, lies, and lust, from master storyteller Sidney Sheldon
When an elderly multimillionaire is found brutally murdered in his Hollywood home, his young wife raped and beaten, and his art and jewels stolen, the motive seems pretty clear. But when the investigation doesn't turn up a single lead, the case is closed and his stunning widow vanishes.
Nearly a decade later, the victim's son, Matt Daley, makes a shocking discovery: three murders identical to his father's have taken place across the globe in recent years. In each case the widow, the sole beneficiary of the will, donates everything to children's charities.
As the case is reopened and another murder discovered, Matt becomes besotted with the latest widow until she, too, disappears. It's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again.
About the Author
The late novelist and screenwriter Sidney Sheldon remains one of the world's top bestselling authors, having sold more than 300 million copies of his books. Are You Afraid of the Dark? is his most recent in a long line of huge bestsellers. He is also the only writer to have won an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar. The Guinness Book of World Records heralds him as the most translated author in the world.
Tilly Bagshawe was born in London and raised in a large family in the English countryside. She enrolled at Cambridge University and later launched a successful career as a headhunter in London. At twenty-six, she became the youngest-ever partner in the number-one global search firm, before changing course to pursue a writing career. After a brief stint at the Sunday Times, she followed her novelist sister s example and wrote her first book. Today she is a happily married mother of four and author of ten novels, including Adored, Showdown, and Sidney Sheldon s Mistress of the Game. In addition to her bestselling novels, Tilly has contributed to numerous British newspapers and magazines including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Elle, The Sunday Times, The Times, and The Daily Mail. She divides her time between Los Angeles, London, and Nantucket.