Sheer Blue Bliss: A Novel

Open Road Media
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This unconventional thriller probes the mysteries of art, celebrity stalking, and fatal obsession

In a prestigious London gallery, a retrospective exhibition of Constance Benson’s work is about to open. The main attraction will be the unveiling of her last painting. The portrait of her lover, eccentric visionary Patrick Mount, was completed right before he famously disappeared. Why has the reclusive artist kept her final masterwork hidden for thirty years? What happened to Mount? And why did Benson stop painting?
 
Tony never met Patrick, having been born the day Patrick vanished. But he feels he knows the man—perhaps better than he knows himself. Tony has photographs, paintings, articles, and everything Patrick ever wrote. Now he wants what Patrick left unfinished in his memoir: the final phase of his Seven Steps to Bliss. And there’s only one person standing in Tony’s way.
 
An addictive thriller that resonates with emotion, Sheer Blue Bliss explores the nature of love, fidelity, and celebrity—and what happens when obsession spirals out of control.

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About the author

Lesley Glaister (b. 1956) is a British novelist, playwright, and teacher of writing, currently working at the University of St Andrews. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a member of the Society of Authors. Her first novel, Honour Thy Father, was published in 1990 and received both a Somerset Maugham Award and a Betty Trask Award. Glaister became known for her darkly humorous works and has been dubbed the Queen of Domestic Gothic. Glaister was named Yorkshire Author of the Year in 1998 for her novel Easy Peasy, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award in 1998. Now You See Me was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2002. Glaister lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her husband, author Andrew Greig.
 
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Dec 30, 2014
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Pages
283
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ISBN
9781497694163
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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