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Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple  with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in  an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on  the fast track of a major corporation. Lynn is  devoted to her family and good works. But in the  Ferguson's closed doors hide a painful secret Lynn must  keep from the world-and her children-at any  cost... Not even the Fergusons's best friends, Josie and  Bruce Lehman, know of Lynn's shame. Social worker  Josie sees her bruises distrusts the  too-ambitious, too perfect Robert, and suspects the real cause  of the children's increasingly disturbed behavior.  But not even Josie can pierce Lynn's wall of  silence, a wall that will not crumble until Lynn is  forced to face herself-and the truth-at last. Belva  Plain's searing novel of a family's heartbreak, a  woman's courage, and a subject too often talked  about only in whispers.

Baker & Taylor
Presenting the picture of perfection on the outside, Lynn Ferguson, wife of the wealthy and successful Robert, hides her dark secret of domestic violence as she struggles to admit the truth about her husband

& Taylor

With their two daughters and comfortable suburban home in an exclusive Connecticut community, Robert and Lynn Ferguson enjoy a seemingly idyllic life, but behind closed doors, Lynn lives the life of a battered wife. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1993
ISBN: 9780440216742
Characteristics: 331 p. ; 25 cm. : ill


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Jul 31, 2016

five stars

Mar 12, 2015

I LOVE Belva Plain novels! The way she lets us see into her characters' lives is amazing and I am often in tears. All of her books are great.

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