They say golf is a jealous mistress. For two years, Charlie has told his wife, Marla, that he was playing golf while he was actually seeing his mistress, Sylvia. When Marla decides to take up golf as well, Charlie and she rekindle their marriage, and Sylvia becomes a mistress more jealous than golf.
©2008 Laura Lippman; (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers
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