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Publisher Description

Discover the novel praised as a “nail-biting thriller” (Publishers Weekly), a “compelling web” (Kirkus Reviews), “tightly plotted character study” (RT Magazine), and a “dark, twisty tale of lurid secrets, lavish lifestyles, and devastating loss” (Lisa Gardner).

A woman who almost had it all….On the surface, Celine Gonzalez had everything a twenty-eight-year-old in Manhattan could want: a one-bedroom apartment on the Lower East Side, a job that (mostly) paid the bills, and an acceptance letter to the prestigious Hollingsworth Institute of Art, where she would finally live out her dream of becoming an antiques appraiser for a major auction house. All she had worked so hard to achieve was finally within her reach. So why would she kill herself?

A man who was supposed to be her salvation….Maggie Sparkes arrives in New York City to pack up what’s left of her best friend’s belongings after a suicide that has left everyone stunned. The police have deemed the evidence conclusive: Celine got into bed, downed a lethal cocktail of pills and vodka, and never woke up. But when Maggie discovers a scandalous photograph in a lock box hidden in Celine’s apartment, she begins asking questions. Questions about the man Celine fell in love with. The man she never told anyone about, not even Maggie. The man Celine believed would change her life.

Until he became her ruin….On the hunt for evidence that will force the police to reopen the case, Maggie uncovers more than she bargained for about Celine’s private life—and inadvertently puts herself on the radar of a killer. A killer who will stop at nothing to keep his crimes undiscovered.

Fiction & Literature
February 2
Atria Books

Customer Reviews

GingerGirl. ,

A Toast for Tucker

Honestly, one of the best thriller books I've ever read! With many twists and turns leaving you speechless and head spinning, K.A. Tucker brings mystery to another level that will make you second-guess your knowledge and trust for people you may or may not know. Highly recommended for curious minds who want to bring out their inner detective and "Murder, She Wrote" this book.

CDA in MS ,

Nothing amazing, just OK

This book took awhile to get through. It never really had the suspense I was hoping for. The characters were ok but nothing super spectacular or deep. I finished it but wouldn’t recommend it if you’re wanting something that truly draws you in.

Mellie Mel 1970 ,

Must read!

So many twists and turns! I absolutely love this book!

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