A Stranger's Wife

By Maggie Osborne (Electronic Book, 2001)
Hard-luck Lily Dale is released early from the Yuma Women's Prison under the provision that she temporarily impersonate the wife of Colorado gubernatorial candidate Quinn Westin, a powerfully handsome man with grand ideas for reform and a demonic drive to implement them. Now his plans include Lily, identical twin to his runaway wife.

Quinn and his power hungry political advisor undertake the unlikely transformation of dirty and disheveled Lily into the model of gentility and social grace that was Miriam Westin. The transformation goes more smoothly than expected, and Quinn finds himself succumbing to the temptations of this spirited version of Miriam, who is so hauntingly like her, and yet so charmingly not.

Once in the vanished woman's shoes, Lily is privy to some of Miriam's secret former activities, making her increasingly suspicious -- and then fearful -- about the real cause of the mysterious woman's disappearance.

Lily decides she must find out for herself, despite a growing certainty that this man she finds herself unable to resist may in fact be behind his wife's demise. After all, Quinn will do anything to get what he

Hard-luck Lily Dale is released early from the Yuma Women's Prison under the provision that she temporarily impersonate the wife of Colorado gubernatorial candidate Quinn Westin, a powerfully handsome man with grand ideas for reform and a demonic drive to implement them. Now his plans include Lily, identical twin to his runaway wife.

Quinn and his power hungry political advisor undertake the unlikely transformation of dirty and disheveled Lily into the model of gentility and social grace that was Miriam Westin. The transformation goes more smoothly than expected, and Quinn finds himself succumbing to the temptations of this spirited version of Miriam, who is so hauntingly like her, and yet so charmingly not.

Once in the vanished woman's shoes, Lily is privy to some of Miriam's secret former activities, making her increasingly suspicious -- and then fearful -- about the real cause of the mysterious woman's disappearance.

Lily decides she must find out for herself, despite a growing certainty that this man she finds herself unable to resist may in fact be behind his wife's demise. After all, Quinn will do anything to get what he

Product Details

A Stranger's Wife
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759542297
  • On Sale Date: 04/01/2001
A Stranger's Wife