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Beautiful Malice

(2010)
A novel by

 
 
An international sensation that The Wall Street Journal called a 'publishing phenomenon,' this layered, poignant, and chilling novel of psychological suspense is the year's most stunning American fiction debut. From its wrenching opening to its shocking climax, Beautiful Malice unfolds a haunting story in which people, motives, and circumstances are never what they seem.

Who is Katherine Patterson? It is a question she hopes no one can answer. To erase her past, Katherine has moved to a new city, enrolled in a new school, and even changed her name. She's done the next best thing to disappearing altogether. Now, wary and alone, she seeks nothing more than anonymity. What she finds instead is the last thing she expected: a friend.

Even more unlikely, Katherine's new friend is the most popular and magnetic girl in school. Extroverted, gorgeous, flirtatious, and unpredictable, she is everything that Katherine is not and doesn't want to be: the center of attention. Yet Alice's enthusiasm is infectious, her candor sometimes unsettling, and Katherine, in spite of her guarded caution, finds herself drawn into Alice's private circle.

But Alice has secrets, too - darker than anyone can begin to imagine. And when she lets her guard down at last, Katherine discovers the darkest of them all. For there will be no escaping the past for Katherine Patterson - only a descent into a trap far more sinister . . . and infinitely more seductive.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Utterly gripping." - Cecelia Ahern


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July 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 0-553-80805-2 / 978-0-553-80805-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beautiful Malice
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ISBN: 0-571-25982-0 / 978-0-571-25982-3 (UK edition)
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Title: Beautiful Malice
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July 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beautiful Malice
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 0-571-25523-X / 978-0-571-25523-8 (UK edition)
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July 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Beautiful Malice
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 0-571-25983-9 / 978-0-571-25983-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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July 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 1-4001-1815-8 / 978-1-4001-1815-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 1-4001-4815-4 / 978-1-4001-4815-8 (USA edition)
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July 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
ISBN: 1-4001-6815-5 / 978-1-4001-6815-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


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August 2010 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Beautiful Malice
Author(s): Rebecca James
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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July 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Beautiful Malice: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca James
Publisher: Bantam
Availability: Amazon   


May 2010 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Beautiful Malice
Author(s): Rebecca James
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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