Meet Chick Bestaa middle-aged self-absorbed, disaffected, California dot.com millionaire. Other than his house and high-priced foreign cars, Chickas most expensive possession is his trophy wife. Evelyn is good at spending Chickas money, money that has pretty much run out. Another problem is his drug-addled sixteen-year-old daughter, Melissa. Though concerned about his life and family, Chick has resigned himself to a miserable state of acceptance. That is, until he, Evelyn, and Melissa take a Christmas vacation in Maui. With this, Chickas life changes... Chick experiences unrequited love at first sight when he observes Paige Ellis emerging from the hotel swimming pool. His obsession, exceeded only by his need to possess her, isnat diminished when he learns that she is happily married. Instead, he befriends Paige and her near-perfect husband, Chandler. A short time later, back from Hawaii, Chickas obsession compels him to drive to Paigeas house, where he runs down and kills Chandler in a drugstore parking lot. But this is just the beginning of Chickas nightmare as his life spirals homicidally out of control, resulting in the destruction of everything he holds dear.I had to repair the car so no one would notice. I knelt down and studied the right front fender. It was bent. No large paint chips seemed to have been knocked loose, but the rim was scratched and the paint underneath scrapedanbsp;...
|Title||:||At First Sight|
|Publisher||:||Vanguard Press - 2009-06-02|