The Idea Of Him: A Novel

Paperback | October 28, 2015

byHolly Peterson

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Manny—a vibrant novel of love, life lessons, and learning to trust yourself

Allie Crawford has the life she always dreamed of—she's number two at a high-profile P.R. firm; she has two kids she adores; and her husband is a blend of handsome and heroic. Wade is everything she thought a man was supposed to be—he's running a successful newsmagazine and, best of all, he provides the stable yet exciting New York City life Allie believes she needs in order to feel secure and happy.

But when Allie finds Wade locked in their laundry room with a stunning blonde in snakeskin sandals, a scandal ensues that flips her life on its head. And when the woman wants to befriend Allie, an old flame calls, and a new guy gets a little too close for comfort, she starts to think her marriage is more of a facade than something real. Maybe she's fallen in love not with Wade—but with the idea of him.

Captivating and seductive, told in the whip-smart voice of a woman who is working hard to keep her parenting and career on track, The Idea of Him is a novel of conspiracy, intrigue, and intense passion—and discovering your greatest strength through your deepest fears.

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Manny—a vibrant novel of love, life lessons, and learning to trust yourselfAllie Crawford has the life she always dreamed of—she's number two at a high-profile P.R. firm; she has two kids she adores; and her husband is a blend of handsome and heroic. Wade is everything she thought a man...

Holly Peterson is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerThe Manny. She was a contributing editor forNewsweekand editor-at-large forTalkmagazine. She was also an Emmy Award-winning producer forABC Newsfor more than a decade, where she covered global politics. Her writing has been published in theNew York Times,Newsweek,Talk, theDaily...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:October 28, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062283103

ISBN - 13:9780062283108

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from I can't explain how horrible this book was, the concept sounded good on the synopsis hence the reason I bought the ebook, these are when I wish it's available from the library because I hate wasting money on books that are not worth it. This fits that category, I should start a book shelf for books not to spend your money on.
Date published: 2014-05-25

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There are some hard truths about love, affairs, family and trust buried not so far beneath the surface ... yet it’s a complete page-turner that speeds along briskly, with plenty of sex, crime, and scandal. Highly recommended, but be prepared to get as sucked in as I did.