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Almost a Crime

by Penny Vincenzi

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

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One of Vincenzi’s contemporary novels, set in the nineties as New Labour come to power. Octavia and Tom Flemming seem to have it all till Octavia discovers that Tom is having an affair and her life utterly falls apart. If you like the characters in the books you read to be likeable then maybe best to avoid this one as there’s barely a decent human being amongst the whole cast of their friends and families, but it’s thrillingly compelling to watch as their lives and marriage crumble.

Sarah Broadhurst

Almost a Crime Synopsis

Tom and Octavia Fleming have the perfect power marriage: he is a spin-doctor and she runs a consultancy to the charity industry. They are attractive, rich, successful...Then Octavia discovers Tom is having an affair and not only the discovery but the affair itself have consequences that are potentially fatal - both to the marriage and its power. For this is no ordinary affair, but one that leads to terror and danger, threatening other people, damaging other lives. Nothing and no one in the charmed circle in which the Flemings move can escape: not their children, not their friends, not even the one thing that seemed beyond reach - their own professional success.

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ISBN: 9780755332656
Publication date: 25/01/2007
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755332656
Publication date: 25th January 2007
Author: Penny Vincenzi
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 736 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi is one of the UK`s best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, she has written sixteen bestselling novels, most recently A Perfect Heritage and the number one bestsellers The Decision, The Best of Times and An Absolute Scandal.Her first 'proper' job was at the Harrods Library, aged sixteen, after which she went to secretarial college. She joined the Mirror and later became a journalist, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and Cosmopolitan amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over seven million copies of Penny's ...

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