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The Last Talk with Lola Faye
by Thomas H. Cook


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Middling historian Lucas Paige visits St. Louis to give a sparsely attended reading--nothing out of the ordinary. Except among the yawning attendees is someone he did not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the "other woman" he has long blamed for his father's murder decades earlier.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Middling historian Lucas Paige visits St. Louis to give a sparsely attended reading--nothing out of the ordinary. Except among the yawning attendees is someone he did not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the "other woman" he has long blamed for his father's murder decades earlier.

Reluctantly, Luke joins Lola Faye for a drink. As one drink turns into several, these two battered souls relive, from their different perspectives, the most searing experience of their lives. Slowly but surely, the hotel bar dissolves around them and they are transported back to the tiny southern town where this defining moment--a violent crime of passion--is turned in the light once more to reveal flaws in the old answers. As it turns out, there is much Luke doesn't know. And what he doesn't know can hurt him. Trapped in an increasingly intense emotional exchange, and with no place to go save back into his own dark past, Luke struggles to gain control of an ever more threatening conversation, to discover why Lola Faye has come and what she is after--before it is too late.

A taut literary thriller in the gothic tradition of Master of the Delta.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780547520292
  • ISBN-10: 0547520298
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: June 2011
  • Page Count: 275
  • Dimensions: 7.96 x 5.4 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds

Series: Otto Penzler Books

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