All Press Releases for January 25, 2006

Sibling Rivalry and Infidelity are Key Elements for a Best-Seller

Devastating skeletons in the closet and a sibling rivalry that has gone too far are what Gloria Mallette fans will enjoy about her latest novel, What's Done in the Dark

    /24-7PressRelease/ - CARROLLTON, TX, January 25, 2006 - While Celeste Dawson wants badly to have a relationship with her older sister, Katrina, Katrina despises Celeste and hates that they are even related. Author Gloria Mallette again uses her skillful story teller's pen to take readers on a journey deep into the phenomenon of sibling rivalry and infidelity. WHAT'S DONE IN THE DARK (Dafina/Kensington Publishing, 0758211570, $15.00), her seventh novel, reunites two sisters who have been bitterly estranged most of their lives. They come together because of unfortunate and unorthodox tragedies.

After a childhood betrayal and years of having nothing to do with each other, Celeste and Katrina are forced to come together when tragedy strikes. Both sisters are now widows, and their lives are turned upside down when their husbands' secrets are exposed to the light of day. Celeste's husband was murdered in a hotel, and she does not know who murdered him or why. The betrayal and deceit of Katrina's husband demoralizes her and threatens her financial security, she questions if she will ever be able to hold her head up again. Will the sister's finally unite and work together to forget their past?"

What readers are saying about, WHAT'S DONE IN THE DARK . . .

"Mallette captivates with this stunningly moving tale." - Magazine

"What's Done in the Dark is not for the weak of heart or the reader who's looking for a good chuckle. What's Done in the Dark is for serious readers out there who like realism and a book that will stay with them long after the last page is read. Great job, Mallette. Keep it up." - Reader in Seattle Washington

"What's Done in the Dark is an excellent novel that I was able to finish in one day. The writing was superb and the characters were strongly developed." -- Eraina B. Tinnin of the RAWSISTAZ Reviewers

Gloria Mallette is the author of seven books and her novella, COME TOMORROW, was featured on the Open Book library (October
2001). Ms. Mallette's repertoire includes: DISTANT LOVER, THE HONEY WELL, PROMISES TO KEEP, WEEPING WILLOWS DANCE, SHADES OF JADE and WHEN WE PRACTICE TO DECEIVE. She currently resides in Pennsylvania with her husband and son. Ms. Mallette is available for interviews, online
events, and book discussion conference calls. Please visit her website for more information.

WHAT'S DONE IN THE DARK is available where books are sold and online via, Borders, and

By Gloria Mallette
Dafina/Kensington Publishing
Fiction: $15.00 US; ISBN: 0758211570
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