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Dangerous to Know
Dangerous to Know
Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford
ISBN-13: 9780061092084
ISBN-10: 0061092088
Publication Date: 4/8/1996
Pages: 400
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 59 ratings
Publisher: HarperTorch
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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This book comfortably moves along in chapters of its major characters' descriptions rather than the usual chronological sequence of events found in most books. This allows the reader a full understanding of each character and his/her motives instead of bits and pieces here and there. The last 1/3 of the book was a complete surprise.
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It was good... very typical of Barbara Taylor Bradford. Fans of her books will enjoy this one as well.
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I got this book through another book trade, but this isn't quite the type of book I read. I hope someone here would like to give it a try! :)
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Back Cover: "Charismatic millionaire Sebastian Locke, the powerful patriarch of an esteemed American family, is a man renowned for his charm and intelligence. Committed to relieving the suffering of those in genuine need, he gives away millions every year to the poor, the sick and the innocent victims of natural disassters and wars. Whe he is found dead under mysterious circumstances at his country estate, the police are baffles. Who would have wanted to kill the world's most beloved philanthropist.

Vivienne Trent, a journalist, had been fascinated by Locke as a child, married him when she was a young woman, then later divorced him, but had always stayed close to him. Aware that there had been another side of this enigmatic man, she sets out to find the truth about his death--and life.

Following a twisted trail of secrets that winds from Connecticut to Provence, to Paris, London, and Africa, Vivienne uncovers startling revelations that will turn her life around--as once again master storyteller Barbara Taylor Bradford sweeps readers into the dazzling, turbulent life of a fascinating family--their love, lust, passion, ambition, jealousy, and pain."

Personally I cannot say enough about Barbara Taylor Bradford. Ever since I first read "A Woman of Substance" years ago, she hooked me in -- hook, line and sinker. I love historical novels and her books read like them. This is a great read and most entertaining. Made me look forward to bedtime where I have a little time to read every day.
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Love,lust and passion!
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Charismatic millionaire Sebastian Locke, the powerful patriarch of an esteemed American family, is a man renowned for his charm and intelligence. Committed to relieving the suffering of those in genuine need, he gives away millions every year to the poor, the sick, and the innocent victims of natural disasters and wars. Who would have wanted to kill the world's most beloved philanthropist?

Vivienne Trent, a journalist, had been fascinated by Locke as a child, married him when she was a young woman, then later divorced him, but had always stayed close to him. Aware that ther had been another side to this enigmatic man, she sets out to find the truth about his death -- and life. Following a twisted trail of secrets that winds from Connecticut to Provence,to Paris, to London, and Africa, Vivienne uncovers startling revelations that will turn her life around -- as once again master storyteller Barbara Taylor Bradford sweeps readers into the dazzling, turbulent life of a fascinating family -- their love, lust, passion, ambition, jealousy, and pain.
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Another great book by Barbara Taylor Bradford. She's one of my favorite authors.
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Wonderfully descriptive, I feel well traveled. The people were exciting and the reader really cared about them. The ending was unexpected and intricate in twists and turns. I really enjoyed this book.
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One of her better ones...........
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Excellent book
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Another Bradford success. A very good read.
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Charismatic millionaire Sebastian Locke, a powerful partiach of an esteemed American family, is a man known for his charm and intelligence. Committed to relieving the suffering of those in genuine need, he gives away millions each year to the poor, sick and to the vicitms of natural disasters. When he is found dead under mysterious circumstances, the police are baffled. Vivienne Trent, a journalist, who had been fascinated by Locke as a child, married him when she was young and later divorced him, but always stayed close to him. After his death, she sets out to find out the truth about his death which leads her to a long trail of secrets from Connecticut to Paris, London and Africa. She uncovers startling revelations that turn her life around.