The Better Sister

The Better Sister From Alafair Burke New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit The Wife comes another twisty tale of domestic noir When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered two estranged sisters one th

  • Title: The Better Sister
  • Author: Alafair Burke
  • ISBN: 0062853376
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From Alafair Burke New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit, The Wife comes another twisty tale of domestic noir When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters one the dead man s widow, the other his ex must set aside mistrust and old resentments but can they escape their past Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, From Alafair Burke New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit, The Wife comes another twisty tale of domestic noir When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters one the dead man s widow, the other his ex must set aside mistrust and old resentments but can they escape their past Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic Nicky was always restless and than a little reckless the opposite of her ambitious little sister She floated from job to job and man to man, and stayed close to home in Cleveland.For a while, it seemed like both sisters had found happiness Chloe earned a scholarship to an Ivy League school and moved to New York City, where she landed a coveted publishing job Nicky married promising young attorney Adam Macintosh, and gave birth to a baby boy they named Ethan The Taylor sisters became virtual strangers.Now, than fifteen years later, their lives are drastically different and Chloe is married to Adam When he s murdered by an intruder at the couple s East Hampton beach house, Chloe reluctantly allows her teenaged stepson s biological mother her estranged sister, Nicky back into her life But when the police begin to treat Ethan as a suspect in his father s death, the two sisters are forced to unite and to confront the truth behind family secrets

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    About “Alafair Burke

    • Alafair Burke

      Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of two power house series Sun Sentinel that have earned her a reputation for creating strong, believable, and eminently likable female characters, such as NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher and Portland Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid Alafair s novels grow out of her experience as a prosecutor in America s police precincts and crimina Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of two power house series Sun Sentinel that have earned her a reputation for creating strong, believable, and eminently likable female characters, such as NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher and Portland Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid Alafair s novels grow out of her experience as a prosecutor in America s police precincts and criminal courtrooms, and have been featured by The Today Show, People Magazine, The New York Times, MSNBC, The Washington Post, USA Today, and The Chicago Sun Times According to Entertainment Weekly, Alafair is a terrific web spinner who knows when and how to drop clues to keep readers at her mercy A graduate of Stanford Law School and a former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair is now a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure Her books have been translated into 12 languages.Alafair s work has been praised by some of the world s most respected crime writers, including Gillian Flynn, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Karin Slaughter, Harlan Coben, Lisa Scottoline, Lisa Unger, and Nelson DeMille Learn about Alafair at alafairburke

    590 thoughts on “The Better Sister

    • 2 starsChloe Taylor is now married to Adam, raising her sister Nicky s son, Ethan It s a sordid little tale you see, as her sister Nicky was Adam s first wife Yeah, you heard that right Adam got primary custody after Nicky was declared unfit Ethan is now a teenager and has always called Chloe, mom Chloe is editor of a woman s magazine and is known for the Themtoo Feminist Movement and is both loved and hated Except for being trolled on the internet, her life is pretty perfect her husba 2 starsCh [...]


    • Alafair Burke has done it again and dare I say this may just be her best yet Chloe Taylor, an editor in Chief of a women s magazine spearheading the MeToo movement returns home to lavish Hamptons weekend home to find her husband stabbed to death But, Chloe and Adam didn t exactly have a boy meets girl traditional start, Adam is divorced from Chloe s own sister, Nicky Delving into family relationships and unraveling exactly how someone marries their sister s ex while wondering whodunni Alafair Bu [...]



    • The Better SisterByAlifair BurkeWhat it s all aboutTwo sistershaven t seen each other in years until a crisis brings them together again The dysfunctional part of their relationship is that one sisterChloemarried the other sister sNicky sex husband and is raising her son Why I wanted to read itThis book grabbed me from the first pages Two sisters have a complicated dysfunctional past and oneChloeends up being mom and step mom to 15 year old Ethan In fact Chloe ends The Better SisterByAlifair Bur [...]


    • Chloe Taylor was a popular feminist and the editor of a women s magazine Her marriage to successful attorney Adam McIntosh seemed perfect Adam had been married to Nicky, Chloe s older sister and together they had a son, Ethan However that marriage dissolved due to Nicky s mental issues So Adam got full custody of Ethan after the divorce and moved to NYC where Chloe was climbing the ladder in the publishing field He and Chloe fell in love, married and raised Ethan together.One night Chloe in Chlo [...]


    • There is a lot of buzz about Alafair Burke s last books, The Wife and The Ex, so I was especially curious about this new book and excited to dive into my first read of this author I was not disappointed.Chloe primarily narrates the story, and it had many twists and turns I like Chloe because she is strong, smart, resourceful, and a reliable narrator She is credible and with the exception of stealing her sister s husband and child a moral character She forms a relationship with her estrange There [...]


    • I flew through this book, I really am enjoying reading Alafair Burke s novels A few times I thought I knew who did it, but then things would change I knew that I wouldn t know until the end who actually killed Adam Great read


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