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The Serpent's Bite

(2012)
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''How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child'' --King Lear, William Shakespeare

This famed quote by William Shakespeare finds its modern meaning in this taut, fast-paced, remarkable novel by renowned author Warren Adler. The Serpent's Bite will take you on a frightening horse trek through the far reaches of the Yellowstone wilderness that turns a father s quest to deal with parental guilt and reunite with his two adult children into a nightmare of lust, betrayal, entrapment, and death. Beyond the revelations of dark family secrets, readers will discover how an obsession for celebrity and blind ambition can distort familial love and turn a beloved child into a grotesque monster. Courtney Temple is sure to be judged as one of those most evil women in fiction, alongside the likes of Lady Macbeth, Medea, and the Wicked Witch of the West. Adler's latest novel takes its place next to the iconic The War of the Roses, in which the author exposed the true nature of marital dysfunction.

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Hardback Editions

September 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Serpent's Bite
Author(s): Warren Adler
ISBN: 1-59006-044-X / 978-1-59006-044-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Stonehouse Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : Paperback
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Title: The Serpent's Bite
Author(s): Warren Adler
ISBN: 1-5329-8288-7 / 978-1-5329-8288-0
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Serpent's Bite
Author(s): Warren Adler
Publisher: Stonehouse Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA