Scandal, affairs and betrayal abound in ALMOST A CRIME by Penny Vincenzi – perfect for any fan of Kate Morton’s The Lake House, or Harriet Evans’ The Butterfly Summer.
‘Deliciously readable’ Mail on Sunday
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 and successful. Then Octavia discovers Tom is having an affair, and both the discovery and the affair itself have consequences that are potentially fatal. For this is no ordinary affair, but one that leads to terror and danger, and threatens to damage people’s lives for ever.
I defy any reader, once they've taken the smallest nibble, not to gobble it all down
Like an illicit lover, I have been sloping off all week to snatch another hour's pleasure with ALMOST A CRIME