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The Babysitter

(2001)
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Hot on the heels of People magazine's beach Book of the Week The Trophy Wife, Diana Diamond combines high-stakes politics and sex in this suspense novel of a mysterious babysitter and her devastating effect on one supposedly happy family. How far will one man and his wife go to protect their privileged lives? Gordon Acton is a well-heeled Congressional candidate and hopes to attract votes by hiring a young minority woman as a babysitter for their children during their summer on Cape Tod. Theresa Santiago is wise beyond her years as well as alluringly attractive. But is she the answer to the Actons' domestic woes and political aspirations, or a threat to everything they hold dear? After a drunken tryst with Theresa, Gordon finds himself scrambling to protect his reputation. And his wife Ellie is accused of plagiarism on her dissertation and worse. Blackmailed and desperate, the Actons work out a deadly plan which backfires horribly in a conclusion as shocking as it is gripping.

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Hardback Editions

November 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Babysitter
Author(s): Diana Diamond
ISBN: 0-7862-3637-X / 978-0-7862-3637-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Babysitter
Author(s): Diana Diamond
ISBN: 0-7090-6990-1 / 978-0-7090-6990-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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June 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Babysitter
Author(s): Diana Diamond
ISBN: 0-312-28047-5 / 978-0-312-28047-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

August 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Babysitter
Author(s): Diana Diamond
ISBN: 0-312-98364-6 / 978-0-312-98364-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Babysitter: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Diana Diamond
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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