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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, Aug 1, 1995 - Cumberland Island (Ga.) - 464 pages
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For years, Liz Barwick has been battered by her brutal husband, a famous pro football player. This time it takes an emergency room to keep her from death. Now, the beautiful and talented photographer retreats to an island paradise off Georgia's coast to find solitude - and herself. As she becomes increasingly involved with the strange and handsome twin scions of the powerful Drummond family, she feels her traumatic memories begin to fade. But when a killer launches a series of gruesome murders, Liz discovers that there is no place to hide - not even in her lover's arms.

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Liz Barwick is married to Baker Reynolds, pro-football player for the Atlanta Bobcats. She narrowly escapes with her life after being beaten and raped by her husband. She contacts a lawyer and gets a ... Read full review


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In this adaptation of Woods's (The Run) 1991 novel, photographer Liz Barwick takes the abuse of her pro football husband until he puts her in the hospital. She then divorces the brute and goes into ... Read full review

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Stuart Woods was born in Manchester, Georgia on January 9, 1938. He received a B. A in sociology from the University of Georgia in 1959. He worked in the advertising business and eventually wrote two non-fiction books entitled Blue Water, Green Skipper and A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland. His first novel, Chiefs, was published in 1981. It won an Edgar Award and was made into a TV miniseries starring Charlton Heston. His other works include the Stone Barrington series, the Holly Barker series, the Will Lee series, the Ed Eagle series, the Rick Barron series and the Teddy Fay series. He won France's Prix de Literature Policiere for Imperfect Strangers.

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