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The "compelling, suspenseful" novel of a vulnerable misfit in a small town by the New York Times-bestselling author of Light from a Distant Star (Publishers Weekly).

Named one of the five best novels of the year by Time magazine, A Dangerous Woman is the story of the damaged and emotionally unstable Martha Horgan, an outcast in her small Vermont town. She stares; she has violent crushes on people; and, perhaps most unsettling of all, she cannot stop telling the truth. After a traumatic experience during her teenage years, the thirty-two-year-old now craves love and companionship, but her relentless honesty makes her painfully vulnerable to those around her: Frances, her wealthy aunt and begrudging guardian; Birdy Dusser, who befriends her and then cruelly rejects her; and Colin Mackey, the seductive man who preys on her desires.

Confused and bitter, distrusting even those with her best interests at heart, Martha is slowly propelled into a desperate attempt to gain control over her own life. The National Book Award-nominated author of Songs in Ordinary Time tells a tale of unnerving suspense and terrifying psychological insight that is "at once thrilling and deeply affecting" (The New York Times).

  • ISBN-13: 9781504048132
  • ISBN-10: 150404813X
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publish Date: December 2017
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 0.79 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.89 pounds
  • Page Count: 354
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP