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What Amanda Travis knows: Her mother has murdered a man she claims she's never met.What Amanda needs to know: Why?New York Times bestselling author Joy Fielding returns with Puppet, a compelling drama that explores how a woman's search for the truth behind her present-day life leads her to discover the shocking reality that is her past.Puppet features the beautiful Amanda Travis, a successful twenty-eight-year-old criminal attorney who wins just about every case for her less than admirable clientele. A Florida transplant, Amanda races through her glamorous life, her only concerns being herself, a good bottle of red, and her pristine Palm Beach condominium. Her estranged mother, dead father, two ex-husbands, a love that once consumed her, and countless one-night stands have since lagged far, far behind.But when ex #1 won't stop calling, Amanda finally gives in. He tells her that her mother shot a man at point-blank range in the lobby of Toronto's Four Seasons hotel. Despite her best arguments, Amanda knows she must return to her hometown to face her demons and uncover the hidden facts behind her mother's violent outburst. All too soon, she is drawn into the dark, strange power her mother seems to hold over everyone. Her childhood nickname, Puppet, echoing in her ears, Amanda must finally confront the past in order to be free of the ties that bind and learn to stand on her own. Sinister, haunting, and cunningly crafted, Puppet is destined to be Joy Fielding's next blockbuster.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2005.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9780743488006
Call Number: FIELDING
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Palm Beach (Fla.) -- Fiction.
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Women lawyers -- Fiction.


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Jul 20, 2011

Could not put this book down!


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