The Widow by Anne Stuart

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Aristide Pompasse is dead. But the evil in the great artist's soul still haunts the vineyards and lurks in the corners of his Tuscan villa. Known as much for his fabulous portraits as his penchant for young mistresses, Pompasse had not let anyone go until Charlie, his young wife, had managed to escape.

Now Charlie is back, to lay old ghosts to rest, to find the answers to who she was, to make peace with her past and her future. And there is no room in that peaceful future for a dangerous man like Connor Maguire.

Maguire knows what he wants. He is about to break the biggest story of his life—Pompasse's murder—and damn anyone who gets in his way. So why can't he keep his eyes and his hands off the old man's widow?

In the old house, where murder is a whisper away, and desire a dance in the moonlight, nothing is quite as it seems….

 

About Anne Stuart

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Anne Stuart loves Japanese rock and roll, wearable art, Spike, her two kids, Clairefontaine paper, quilting, her delicious husband of thirty-four years, fellow writers, her three cats, telling stories and living in Vermont. She’s not too crazy about politics and diets and a winter that never ends, but then, life’s always a trade-off. Visit her at www.Anne-Stuart.com.
 
Published September 17, 2012 by Harlequin MIRA. 384 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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When French artist Aristide Pompasse, famous almost as much for his affairs as for his paintings, is found dead—possibly murdered—his estranged wife, the much younger Charlie Thomas, reluctantly returns to Pompasse's Tuscan villa in preparation for the funeral.

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When Charlie arrives at the home she shared with Pompasse, Connor Maguire is there.

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Upon learning about his death, Aristide's wife Charlie returns from New York City, where she had started a fresh life without her domineering spouse five years ago, to her husband's Tuscan, France villa.

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