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On Sale: July 13, 2011
Pages: 256 | ISBN: 978-0-307-80339-9
Published by : Fawcett Ballantine Group
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Kate Fansler's husband, Reed, has been kidnapped--and will be killed unless Kate obeys the carefully delineated directives of a ransom note. Tormented by her own puzzled heart, Kate seeks solace and wise counsel from both old friends and new. But who precisely is the enemy? Is he or she a vengeful colleague? A hostile student? A terrorist sect? The questions mount as Kate searches for Reed--accompanied by her trusty new companion, a Saint Bernard puppy named Bancroft. Hovering near Kate and Bancroft are rampant cruelties and calculated menace. The moment is ripe for murder. . . .
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Amanda Cross is the pseudonymous author of the bestselling Kate Fansler mysteries, of which Honest Doubt is the thirteenth. As Carolyn G. Heilbrun, she is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University. She has served as president of the Modern Language Association as well as vice president of the Authors Guild. Dr. Heilbrun is also the author of Writing a Woman's Life, Hamlet's Mother and Other Women, The Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem, and, most recently, the New York Times Notable Book The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty.
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"Intelligent . . . Literate . . . Kate is right on the ball."
--The New York Times Book Review

"ENGROSSING."
--Associated Press

"A DELIGHT."
--Los Angeles Times

"ENTERTAINING . . . Rich in both wry comedy and fiendish plots . . . Kate Fansler is deservedly popular with readers, and her new case will not disappoint."
--Baltimore Sun

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