Please don't tell / Elizabeth Adler.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013Edition: First U.S. editionDescription: 359 pages ; 25 cmContent type:
- 9781250019899 (hardcover)
- 1250019893 (hardcover)
- Please do not tell
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Fen Dexter's quiet life on the idyllic California coast is interrupted one stormy night when a blood-covered man shows up on her doorstep, claiming to have had a car accident. He tells her that he is on his way to San Francisco to help the police solve the murder of his fianc#65533;. Unable to make it to the hospital because of the storm, he stays the night at Fen's, and the attraction between them is obvious. The next morning he heads to the hospital where Fen's niece, Vivi, is an ER doctor. Viviis treating the most recent target of a serial killer whose signature move is to leave a note saying "Please Don't Tell" taped across his victims' mouths. When Fen's mysterious stranger comes to Vivi to have his wounds stitched she agrees to set him up to talk with the police about his fianc#65533;. Who is this man, really? What does he want with Fen and her family? And will they live long enough to uncover the truth? Told with Elizabeth Adler's knack for terrific female characters and breathtakingtwists, Please Don't Tell will keep you guessing, right up to the end.
Hardback -Beautiful, fifty-eight-year old Fenny Dexter lives a quiet life on the idyllic coast of California, near Big Sur. She adores her twenty-something granddaughters, JC and Vivi, having raised them since they were children. Vivi is an ER doctor and JC is finding her way as an artist. One night, a blood-covered man knocks on Fenny's door, claiming to have had a car accident. He says he is headed to San Francisco to help the police solve the murder of his fiance. Fenny knows he needs a doctor but the storm prevents him from leaving. Despite the strange circumstances there is an immediate attraction between them. After an intense night with Fenny, the stranger is gone the next morning. Fenny is further disturbed when Vivi phones to tell her that a woman was brought to her ER with her throat slashed. The woman's life hangs in the balance, clearly the next victim of a serial killer who leaves notes saying Please Don't Tell taped to womens' mouths. Vivi also tells her that Fenny's mysterious stranger came to have his wounds stitched, asking for Vivi specifically. Who is this man, really? What does he want with Fenny and her girls? And will they live long enough to uncover the truth? Told with Elizabeth Adler's knack for terrific female characters and breathtaking twists, Please Don't Tell will keep you guessing, right up to the end.
Assisting a car accident victim who was traveling to San Francisco to solve the murder of his fiancée, Fenny Dexter shares a night of passion with the man, whose identity comes into question in the wake of a series of brutal murders.
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