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The Most Dangerous Thing (Paperback)

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September 2011 Indie Next List


“The past is always with us, and no one knows that better than Laura Lippman. The not-so-innocent games of five children have consequences that resonate through decades, changing some lives and destroying others. Using narration from various viewpoints, including a haunting collective voice, Lippman once again demonstrates her incisive abilities of observation, which make her one of the finest chroniclers of modern society.”
— Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI

Description


Some secrets cant be kept . . . .

Years ago, they were all the best of friends. But as time passed and circumstances changed, they grew apart, became adults with families of their own, and began to forget about the pastand the terrible lie they all shared.

But now Gordon, the youngest and wildest of the five, has died and the others are thrown together for the first time in years.

And then the revelations start.

Could their long-ago lie be the reason for their troubles today? Each one of these old friends has to wonder if their secret has been discoveredand if someone within the circle is out to destroy them.

About the Author


Laura Lippman is the author of eleven novels featuring Baltimore private detective Tess Monaghan, eight stand-alone novels, including After I'm Gone coming out in February, and a short story collection. Her six most recent books have all been New York Times bestsellers. Lippman has won numerous literary prizes for her work, including the Edgar(R), Anthony, Nero Wolfe, Agatha, Gumshoe, Barry, and Macavity Awards.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062088543
ISBN-10: 0062088548
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: September 12th, 2011
Pages: 488
Language: English