An Inconvenient Wife by Megan Chance

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AN INCONVENIENT WIFE is a rich blend of suspense, social history (America in the 1880s), and passion. Chance delivers a powerfully written page-turner about a woman's struggle to escape the confines of her time, class, and gender. Literary historical fiction is an extremely popular genre, as demonstrated by such bestsellers as Matthew Pearl's "The Dante Club (Random House, 2/03) and Michael Faber's "The Crimson Petal and the White (Harcourt, 9/02). Megan Chance is the author of "Susannah Morrow (Warner, 10/02), which captured the extraordinary drama of the Salem witch trials; as well as the historical romance novels "A Season in Eden (Harper, 1999), "The Gentleman Caller (Harper, 1998), "The Way Home (Harper, 1997), and "Fall from Grace (Harper, 1997).
 

About Megan Chance

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Born in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Olympia, Washington, Megan Chance is the award-winning author of several novels, including City of Ash, Prima Donna, The Spiritualist, and An Inconvenient Wife. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, a criminal defense attorney, and their two daughters.
 
Published May 1, 2009 by Grand Central Publishing. 428 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Chance ratchets up the tension when Victor and Lucy's patient/doctor relationship crosses the line into something more intimate and intriguing, as Lucy's horrifying childhood and loveless marriage are brought to light in her therapy.

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Lucy Carelton should have been happy with her life in 19th century New York City.

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Lucy Carelton comes from a very wealthy family.

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