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Title:
What's a woman to do?
Author:
McGlothin, Victor.
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Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
295 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780312286873

9780312335236
Format :
Book

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Frank E. Merriweather Library X Adult Non-Fiction Urban Fiction
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Summary

Summary

eet Joyce, Janeen, and Sissy-sisters who think they are close, but who each carry a heavy load of secrets. Joyce, the oldest, is struggling with the past-she wants to share with Sissy the horrifying truth about their family history, but Janeen won't hear of it. Janeen is the middle sister, the one who's always been sensible, but now her life is spinning out of control. She's been passed over for a promotion for the second time, her husband has been distant, and a mysteriously sexy man has entered her life. Sissy, the youngest by more than a decade, has the most dangerous secrets of all, including dirty real-estate deals and her friendships with the young women who are paid mistresses to Dallas's powerful men. The combin--ation is explosive, and it only takes one very hot secret agent to set off a whole powder keg of emotions. What's a Woman to Do? is fast-paced but also soulful, dramatic, and true.


Author Notes

Victor McGlothin nearly forfeited an athletic scholarship to college due to poor reading skills. His desire to overcome that obstacle has evolved into a joy in sharing the written word through passionate tales of suspense and drama. Victor is a former bank vice president and lives in the Dallas area with his wife and two sons.


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Booklist Review

Joyce,aneen, andanesse are sisters who grew up in Dallas, transplanted from Newberry, Louisiana. They are beautiful, smart, and harbor secrets that keep them from being as close as they should.oyce is the oldest and has been desperately trying to getaneen to share their family past withanesse.aneen, the middle child, is entangled in a work situation and a quickly crumbling marriage.anesse, the youngest, is living well but unscrupulously. Their past and present fears come to the fore whenaneen's husband is caught up in a scandal that the FBI is investigating. The special agent assigned to the investigation is not only interested in solving the case but also inaneen. The investigation turns the sisters' lives and sisterhood upside down and forces them to deal with their skeletons. Once their indiscretions are revealed, they realize just how much pain keeping those secrets has cost them personally and collectively. The twists and surprises are both plausible and unbelievable, the novel both engrossing and entertaining. --Lillian Lewis Copyright 2003 Booklist


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