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A Perfect Setup

A Perfect Setup

A moment of afternoon of passion...
a brutal murder hits close to home...
The explosive sequel to A PERFECT HUSBAND

Sami's back! And this time it's personal!

The New York Times, Daily News and New York Post all hailed her a hero!

Samantha Saxton 'owned the night,' they reported. She was the victor, the quiet champion, the anti-heroine single-handedly destroying the career of a lethal serial killer stalking the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for six unremitting years. The disappearance of six teenage girls and the horrific details of their deaths received national, frenzied attention and Sami Saxton became the unlikely poster woman in all the coverage.

Sami's attempt to find a quieter, less hectic life by moving to a cabin her deceased father built years ago in the remote urban township of Montague, New Jersey didn't turn out quite the way she'd planned.

Returning to the City, Sami purchases a spacious, fifth floor, open-airy, glass-walled condominium on the Upper West Side overlooking the Hudson River...another new start!

But, that night continues to haunt her dreams and in her life. The nightmares persist, vivid, ongoing and relentless. Posttraumatic stress syndrome paralyzes her, keeping her a prisoner in her newly renovated home. The anxiety attacks intensify and not even prescription painkillers can relieve the anguish.

Then, the unthinkable occurs. A young, female model is found brutally murdered in a midtown hotel. And, Jerry Saxton, Sami's ex-husband, is taken into custody for the heinous crime.


Amazon, eBook, August 2013


"It is a positive relief to read a sequel where the heroine doesn't bounce back happy & into the fray."

"Certainly equal to and in my opinion even superior to its predecessor A Perfect Husband."

"...the return of characters who've become old friends; the meeting of new ones we wouldn't want as enemies."

"...the final scene left me wanting more, needing to know. And, therein lies, for me, its brilliance."

"...Wickard delves into the sordid reality and excitement of affairs, domination, submission, & abuse."