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The Expats by Chris Pavone

Kate Moore is a typical expat mom, newly transplanted from Washington DC to the quiet cobblestoned streets of Luxembourg. Her days are filled with coffee mornings and play-dates, her weekends with trips to Paris and Amsterdam. Kate is also guarding a tremendous, life-defining secret, one that’s becoming unbearable, indefensible. It’s also clear that another expat American couple are not really who they’re claiming to be; plus Kate’s husband is acting suspiciously. While she travels around Europe, looking for answers, she’s increasingly worried that her past is finally catching up with her. As Kate digs, and uncovers the secrets of the people who surround her, she finds herself buried in layers of deceit so thick they threaten her family, her marriage, and her life.

Chris Pavone is the author of THE EXPATS, which was an instant New York Times, USA Today, and international bestseller, published in twenty languages on five continents, as well as developed for film, plus winner of the 2013 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Chris grew up in New York City, and attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and Cornell University, then worked at a number of publishing houses over nearly two decades, most notably as an editor at Clarkson Potter, where he specialized in cookbooks; in the late nineties, he also wrote a little (and mostly blank) book called The Wine Log. Chris is married and the father of twin schoolboys, and lives in Greenwich Village and the North Fork of Long Island.

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  • Kate H.

    I have a college graduation that will likely make it impossible to get there, but I will try. I saw Dorothy Motta today and she said she'd be there, but she might be late. Oh, I gave up on the book - WAY too much jumping around from place and time and I honestly could not like the protagonist enough to care about what she was doing. Plus, if she was such a trained agent, it made no sense that she'd let the 'other women' use her computer and be alone in her husband's office.

    July 18, 2014

  • Kerrie M.

    Sorry to cancel, but I've got to get some work done at my home & I'm doubting that I'll be done in time to get to the library.

    July 18, 2014

  • Sandy C.

    I promise to come in august!! If you have some of my books ( from tea at Carolyn's) bring them then . On another note- does anyone know a house/dog sitter for a paranoid dog. Mine. I need someone who can stay put at my house.

    July 3, 2014

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