Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis

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The greatest strength of GUILTY WIVES is its cinematic narrative; the story unfolds like an edge-of-your-seat movie that leaves you emotionally drained at the end.
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No husbands allowed

Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and they surrender: to the sun and pool, to the sashimi and sake, to the Bruno Paillard champagne. For four days they're free to live someone else's life. As the weekend moves into pulsating discos, high-stakes casinos, and beyond, Abbie is transported to the greatest pleasure and release she has ever known.

What happened last night?

In the morning's harsh light, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by police. Something awful has happened--something impossible, unthinkable. Abbie, Winnie, Serena, and Bryah are arrested and accused of the foulest crime imaginable. And now the vacation of a lifetime becomes the fight of a lifetime--for survival. GUILTY WIVES is the ultimate indulgence, the kind of nonstop joy-ride of excess, friendship, betrayal, and danger that only James Patterson can create.
 

About James Patterson and David Ellis

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James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
 
Published March 26, 2012 by Little, Brown and Company. 449 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Romance. Fiction
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All: 5 | Positive: 4 | Negative: 1

Book Reporter

Excellent
Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub on Mar 30 2012

The greatest strength of GUILTY WIVES is its cinematic narrative; the story unfolds like an edge-of-your-seat movie that leaves you emotionally drained at the end.

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Good
Reviewed by George Calvert on Mar 18 2012

James Patterson hardly ever disappoints me and Guilty Wives is a nail biter and page turner from the Prologue. The ending was most plausible and hints related to the conclusion were dropped throughout the book. Buy it, read it, you'll love it.

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The Mystery Site

Good
Reviewed by J Curran

It is an often intense, always interesting escape that is hard to put down. It is definitely a page turner. Patterson and Ellis have done very, very well.

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Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

Below average
Reviewed by Dollycas on Mar 27 2012

This book will still be a bestseller because of Patterson’s reputation but this really could of have been great with just a few changes.

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Colossal Pop

Good

Guilty Wives is a suspenseful thriller that grabbed my interests from the moment I opened and kept its thrilling conclusion. I have read many of Patterson’s collaborations over the years and I think this is possibly one of his best books to date.

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