The Dordogne Deception
Ambushed: a twenty-year marriage dissolved. Ambushed: a high-profile executive career hanging precariously by a thread. Ambushed: a seemingly perfect life.
Stunned, beautiful and successful Silicon Valley executive Cherise Eden never saw her divorce coming. With a lucrative payout from her job, she flees San Francisco to start a new life in the Dordogne region of France. A
What a debut novel by author Sherry Joyce. This book intrigued me from the Prologue. Almost every woman alive has fantasized, at least once, about offing a boyfriend or husband. There are characters and accomplices in this book callous enough to do it and get away with it for a long time. Was it the perfect crime? Will evil triumph?
The protagonist, Cherise Eden, is very appealing. With her first name meaning dear or darling and her surname suggesting the original Garden of Innocence, it’s easy t ...more
The suspenseful DORDOGNE DECEPTION grabbed me from the first page and didn’t let go. Sherry Joyce has weaved a story of murder, treachery and deceit with such skill it was hard to believe this was a debut novel.
Unsuspecting and vulnerable Cherise Eden thinks she’s succeeded in finding love and putting her life back together after being blindsided by divorce, but trouble strikes again, and this time the stakes are much higher.
Joyce delivers everything you want in ...more
Most of the book is told from two perspectives; Brett who is investigating the death of his friend/mentor and Cherise who is living a fairytale life in a French chateau. These two have never met and have no i ...more