Acts of Deception by Rose Ameser Bannigan

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Human trafficking—gun running—women using men for money and revenge.

Realizing her philandering husband, Martin Gregory, wants a divorce to marry someone else, Jennifer Gregory seduces Mark Masters, her husband’s look alike. while on business in the Blue Ridge Mountains. With Martin’s political connections, she is certain he could negate their prenuptial agreement, leaving her penniless. However a proviso states that if a child is born during their marriage, it would be impossible to negate the agreement.. Much to her delight, Alex was born nine months later, paternity unknown.
The woman Martin subsequently weds, Amelia Palmer, a glamorous Hong Kong beauty, marries him planning to take over his international import-export business to enrich herself using illicit activities and eventually leave him to marry her Hong Kong Corsican lover, a major partner in her scheme.
Jennifer and Alex, threatened by Martin’s adversaries, retreat to her Ohio home town for several years. Eventually she returns to her Virginia home, hoping all threats are past. However, she cannot forget her one night of passion, nor can her lover, although neither knows the other’s name.
Martin discovers Amelia’s plan and tries to disentangle her from his company and his life. He also realizes he still loves Jennifer and hopes to win her back and become a father to Alex. However, Amelia has different plans and connives to counter his plans.
Also, by accident Jennifer encounters her Blue Ridge lover who wants to marry her and lay claim to Alex. Although she realizes she loves him, Jennifer is conflicted: should she follow her heart or not involve him in her current situation?
Attempts on Alex’s life, coupled with the realization of Martin’s company involvement in importing young Asian women for prostitution and gun running to Mexico brings chaos and death."

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Published October 27, 2011 by AuthorHouse. 444 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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