Practice to Deceive

Practice to Deceive

Ann Rule


From “America’s top true-crime author” (Kirkus Reviews) Ann Rule comes the New York instances bestselling secret novel of drama, greed, intercourse, scandal, and homicide on an eerie island within the Pacific Northwest.

Nestled in Puget Sound and obtainable in basic terms through ferry, Whidbey Island is a gem off the coast of Washington country the place existence is insular and the island’s year-round citizens are inclined to recognize one another’s company. but if the blood-drenched physique of Russel Douglas is came upon the day after Christmas in his SUV, the entire island is stunned. nobody can think who between them may perhaps plot one of these cold-blooded crime. and prefer a solid of characters from a secret novel, a bunch of Whidbey citizens fall below suspicion.

Brenna Douglas was once Russel’s estranged and soon-to-be-ex spouse, who allowed him to come back domestic for a Christmas stopover at with their kids. Brenna frequently complained to her buddy Peggy Sue that Russel was once bodily and emotionally abusive. Married 3 times, Peggy Sue’s personal existence has been considered one of extremes: hers is a rags-to-riches-and-back-again story. yet in 2003, her love affair with married guitarist Jim Huden led the 2 Whidbey Island natives to pursue their final goals of wealth and privilege—even on the rate of human life.

Unravel the tangled net woven via Russel Douglas’s homicide in Practice to Deceive, the most recent center pounding true-crime journey de strength from Ann Rule.

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