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False Pretenses
False Pretenses
Author: Catherine Coulter
New York Times Bestselling author. Her first contemporary suspense-now repackaged! Beautifully repackaged for her ever-growing legion of fans, this is the explosive story of how one woman must survive the destruction of her perfect life-and the intentions of three mysterious men.
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780451199683
ISBN-10: 0451199685
Publication Date: 3/1/2000
Pages: 393
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  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 225 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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A white knuckle ride! Well written and played out. You'll be interested right to the last page. I highly recommend it!
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Good suspense!

Meet Elizabeth Carleton a fascinating woman who is not only a famous concert pianist but is also married to a wealthy international business tycoon, Timothy Carleton. She is th eenvy of all until her perfect life falls apart literally in a heartbeat
Timothy Carleton is stabbed in the chest with an ice pick and she is accused of his murder.

Things rapidly go from bad to worse until a suprise witness appears to give her an airtight alibi. The jury finds her not guilty

The only thing is shes never met the man who testified on her behalf. What does he want? There is also her late husbands family who are out to destroy her. On top of everything else, she is expect to take over the financial empire her husband left behind.

Then three men suddenly appear in her life, Can she trust any of them ? Or is one of them a murderer?
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This seemed to be quickly written. It certainly was quickly read and the characters didn't have a "ring" of reality to them - but - it was a decent beach read.
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Charged with the murder of her husband Elisabeth Carleton is given an alibi and the jury finds her not guilty. But, she has no idea who he is and knows that he lied. Why? What does he want?
Her husband family hates her and tries to get the business her husband headed away from her, but she has other ideas.
Three men come into her life. Can she trust them or is one of them her husbands killer?
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A famous concert pianist is accused of stabbing her wealthy internationa business tycoon husband to death with an ice pick.

Interest turn of events
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characters were real, plot twisting,usual enjoyable book by CC.
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Great mystery. My sister and I enjoyed it. Recommend for others to read.
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This is an older Catherine Coulter book, it is her first contemporary mystery.


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