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Genevieve

4 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Eric Jerome Dickey

Bestseller Dickey (Drive Me Crazy) offers more sex-drenched melodrama with an instantly engrossing story about a couple whose marriage is tested by secrets both familial and sexual. Beautiful, independent "financial guru" Genevieve Forbes (née … see full wiki

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Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
Publisher: Dutton Adult
4 reviews about Genevieve
review by . September 24, 2005
Genevieve is transformed before her husband's eyes from a sophisticated, assured woman to a little girl who hurts, cries and loses control. Being surrounded by her family in Alabama helps him understands and answers some of the questions to the woman he loves.     EJD is a man that you have to admire for his talent and creativity. His complex and intense characterizations and dialogue are realistic, the settings are peppered with detailed imagery and his prose is filled with …
review by . June 23, 2005
Eric Jerome Dickey is back with his superb storytelling, this time it is a marriage in crisis in Genevieve. The unnamed narrator is a Buppie who has got it all; a career in medical research, a beautiful home in the Los Angeles hills and a beautiful wife with whom he is crazy in love. Genevieve; zhawn-vee-ehv, that is how she wants her name pronounced. This is just one precise thing about this woman who is beautiful, educated and accomplished. Married two years, the couple is brought face-to-face …
review by . May 18, 2005
This is definately in my Top 5 of favorite EJD novels. Chapter 1 could stand alone as one of the hottest openings ever! The dialogue between the characters, at times, get a little long and boring but the story is...well... damn!    I know a book is good when I hate to put it down and I lose sleep because I have read what happens in the next sentence, paragraph, and chapter. This was such a book! Now comes the dreaded part of waiting for his next one!
review by . May 10, 2005
In yet another amazing tale from EJD, another nameless husband narrates the story of his wife, his marriage, and his own infidelity. Genevieve Forbes is an accomplished businesswoman with a doctorate in her field. She is beautiful and smart, but leaves her husband wanting in the bedroom. She says she loves him, but she seems only able to perform her marital "duties," leaving her spouse feeling inadequate as a lover, and subconsciously looking for passion elsewhere. Elsewhere appears in the form …
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