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What She Gave Away

(2018)
(The first book in the Santa Barbara series)
A novel by

 
 
Revenge is anything but sweet in this twisty thriller about two women with very different lives locked in the same deadly game.

Imagining the best way to destroy a person’s happiness is Crystal Love’s favorite game. Devious and unpolished, the plus-sized loan analyst couldn’t be more out of place in her new town of Santa Barbara, where the beautifully manicured women never age and the ocean views stretch farther than the million-dollar lawns. And yet her eye for the power dynamics at play in this tony community is dead accurate.

Kathi Wright, on the other hand, has made it her life’s work to fit in with the plastic people who surround her. But when her husband—a wealthy bank president—dies suddenly, she’s left with nothing. Then the FBI shows up, asking questions she can’t answer and freezing assets she once took for granted.

While Kathi struggles to outrun the mess caused by her husband’s mysterious death, Crystal seems focused on her game. But why? And who are her targets?

Spanning two years and told in Crystal’s and Kathi’s alternating voices, this tautly plotted novel reveals the power of choice and the price of revenge.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A superb novel from a unique writer with a distinctive voice. Honest, terrifyingly believable, and destined for bestseller lists." - Robert Dugoni

"Catharine Riggs blew me away with such a wonderful cast of uniquely quirky characters. What She Gave Away is an engrossing tale jam-packed with charm, dark humor, and suspense. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough!" - T R Ragan


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Used availability for Catharine Riggs's What She Gave Away

Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: What She Gave Away
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
ISBN: 1-5039-0189-0 / 978-1-5039-0189-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
ISBN: 1-978608-24-1 / 978-1-978608-24-5
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
ISBN: 1-978608-25-X / 978-1-978608-25-2
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: What She Gave Away: A Thriller
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: What She Gave Away
Author(s): Catharine Riggs
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU