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Publisher Description

The Skimm Reads calls it "a thriller that's part True Detective, part The Girl On The Train. All parts gripping."

Husbands and wives. Mothers and daughters. The past and the future.

Secrets bind them. And secrets can destroy them.

The author of Pretty Girls returns with an electrifying, emotionally complex thriller that plunges its fascinating protagonist into the darkest depths of a mystery that just might destroy him.

With the discovery of a murder at an abandoned construction site, Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is brought in on a case that becomes much more dangerous when the dead man is identified as an ex-cop.

Studying the body, Sara Linton—the GBI’s newest medical examiner and Will’s lover—realizes that the extensive blood loss didn't belong to the corpse. Sure enough, bloody footprints leading away from the scene indicate there is another victim—a woman—who has vanished . . . and who will die soon if she isn’t found.

Will is already compromised, because the site belongs to the city’s most popular citizen: a wealthy, powerful, and politically connected athlete protected by the world’s most expensive lawyers—a man who’s already gotten away with rape, despite Will’s exhaustive efforts to put him away.

But the worst is yet to come. Evidence soon links Will’s troubled past to the case . . . and the consequences will tear through his life with the force of a tornado, wreaking havoc for Will and everyone around him, including his colleagues, family, friends—and even the suspects he pursues.

Relentlessly suspenseful and furiously paced, peopled with conflicted, fallible characters who leap from the page, The Kept Woman is a seamless blend of twisty police procedural and ingenious psychological thriller -- a searing, unforgettable novel of love, loss, and redemption. 

Mysteries & Thrillers
September 20
William Morrow

Customer Reviews


Hope next story does not have Angie

Angie needs to go. She’s beginning to ruin the story line, it’s depressing.

42791Callie102790 ,

The Kept Woman

Let me start by saying that I love the Will Trent books. This book, though good, was not the normal quality of book written on these wonderful characters. Will went off the deep end more, way more, than ever before. He, at the end of the book, realized some things and acted on some things that he should have done long before. Sara was completely weak in her character. I’m hoping that Faith will be next up in a book with Will and Sara resolving some important issues in the background. Look forward to the Will Trent book!!!

Tam Tam916 ,

Kept Woman

This book was an interesting read.

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