Judith Singer is back! After twenty years Susan Isaacs reintroduces us to the heroine of Compromising Positions, her- first and most beloved novel, and returuns to a great suspense story set in suburbia. Judith's life has changed. She now has her doctorate in history. She is also a widow. Her husband, Bob, died one half days after triumphantly finishing the New York City Marathon in four hours and twelve minutes. And although twenty years have passed without her seeing Nelson Sharpe of the Nassau County Police Department, Judith still cannot get her former lover-out of her system.
Then comes a mystery. Courtney Logan, investment banker turned suburban mom. vanishes from Long Island into thin air. All eyes turn instantly to her husband. Greg Logan, son of local mobster "Fancy" Phil Lowenstein. But since there is no body, there is no arrest. Then Judith hears the Logans' pool man on all-news radio, where he tells a reporter that he opened the pool and found... a body. Now its officially homicide. \nd Judith comes alive! She offers her' services to the police's chief suspect, Greg Logan, but he shows her the door, thinking her just another' neighborhood nut. Mis father. hov\ever, isn't so sure: Fancy Phil may have other plans for Judith Singer.
Susan Isaacs is the author of nine novels, including Red, White and Blue, Lily White, After all these years, Compromising Positions, and Shining Through and one non-fiction title, Brave Dreams and Wimpettes: What Women are Really Doing on Page and Screen.
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