Dangerous to Know

Barbara Taylor Bradford, Author HarperCollins Publishers $24 (338p) ISBN 978-0-06-017722-5
Hate, lust and considerable intrigue propel Bradford's latest (after Everything to Gain), a romantic mystery. Sebastian Locke, the last great philanthropist, has the world at his fingertips--power, money and a beautiful fiancee. Suddenly, mysteriously, he commits suicide--or does he? The answer is unveiled through a series of first-person narratives by members of his dysfunctional family. Vivien, his third wife, who seduced, married and divorced Sebastian but remained his confidante, will stop at nothing to learn the truth behind his death. But the philanthropist's son, Jack, hated his father with a passion that rendered the younger man impotent; glad to be out from under his father's shadow, he couldn't care less about the truth. Meanwhile, Luciana, the fragile daughter with a will of iron that matches her father's, is determined to gain control of Sebastian's assets and to start a new Locke dynasty of her own. Bradford's writing style is dialogue-heavy and laid-back, sometimes passionless, but the clever and unexpected plot twists, capped by the revelation of Sebastian's shattering secret, will keep the author's many fans entranced. $250,000 ad/promo; Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club main selections; simultaneous HarperAudio release; simultaneous large print edition from G.K. Hall; author tour; rights: Janklow & Nesbit.
Reviewed on: 07/31/1995
Release date: 08/01/1995
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Mass Market Paperbound - 400 pages - 978-0-06-109208-4
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Ebook - 400 pages - 978-0-06-198419-8
Peanut Press/Palm Reader - 400 pages - 978-0-06-180553-0
Ebook - 400 pages - 978-0-06-180556-1
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Ebook - 400 pages - 978-0-06-180559-2
Hardcover - 437 pages - 978-0-7838-1363-9
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Hardcover - 437 pages - 978-0-7451-7925-4
Hardcover - 437 pages - 978-0-7451-3742-1
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