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Ellen seeks a dangerous truth when her husband is lost at sea under suspicious circumstances in this psychological thriller from international bestselling author Clare Francis When MP and successful businessman Harry Richmond is seemingly lost at sea in his yacht, his wife, Ellen, slowly transforms from grieving widow to primary suspect. The handsome Richard Moreland, Harry's army colleague, is determined to solve the mystery of his friend's disappearance. When Richard uncovers clues pointing to the possibility of scandal, secrets, and even murder, Ellen insists her husband committed suicide. As she works stoically to protect her children from the emotional impact of their father's disappearance and its related politics, another revelation awaits--and it could break the case wide open. Rendered in stunning prose, this psychological thriller from international bestselling author Clare Francis is one of the yachtswoman's finest works. Never has her specialty knowledge of sailing, boats, and the Suffolk coast been so well represented in her fiction.
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Print version: Francis, Clare. Deceit / New York : Berkley Books, 2001. 0425188442 (DLC)2002026201