Mad River Road

Mad River Road

Book - 2006
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New York Timesbestselling author Joy Fielding returns withMad River Road,a sexy, suspenseful novel of murder, romance, and revenge. After spending a year in prison, Ralph Fisher has explicit plans for his first night of freedom: tonight, someone will be held accountable. He goes to murderous lengths to obtain the address of his former wife -- the woman he blames for his fate and against whom he has sworn vengeance. Determined to bring her to his idea of justice, Ralph's next step is to travel from Florida's sandy beaches to Dayton, Ohio, where his ex-wife is struggling to make ends meet on Mad River Road. Also in Florida, Jamie Kellogg wakes from an agonizing nightmare of her mother's funeral, and assesses her life: a pretty but unaccomplished twenty-nine-year-old woman in a dead-end job, with an ex-husband in Atlanta, a married lover in the hospital, and a virtual stranger in her bed. But this stranger is everything the previous men in her life weren't: tender, attentive, and adventurous. After convincing Jamie to quit her miserable job and ditch her judgmental, perfectionist sister, he proposes a romantic getaway. While Jamie wonders if this thrilling man might finally be her Prince Charming, they plan a road trip to visit his son, who lives with his mother on a street called Mad River Road.... As riveting and beguiling as Joy Fielding's previous bestselling novels, which includeWhispers and Lies, Lost,andPuppet, Mad River Roadis a novel about courage, truth, and the strength that comes only when you believe in yourself.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2006.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9780743488020
0743488024
9780743284677
0743284674
9780743488037
0743488032
Branch Call Number: Fic Fiel
Characteristics: viii, 370 p. ; 24 cm.

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Alpha_zzz
Feb 22, 2016

I was looking for a thriller that would keep me on the edge of my seat. This wasn't it.
It was fairly predictable with one of the characters being way too gullible. That was annoying.

mrsgail5756 Jun 08, 2012

The book was okay – but not one of my favorites.

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