The Paramour is a historical suspense novel. Clara Winslow takes a job as a nanny for a wealthy widower, Victor Garrison, on the advice of her friend, Harry Carnes, who has his own motives. She quickly finds herself in love with the widower and his young children, but Victor is in a relationship with the volatile Margaret Talbot. When Victor suddenly proposes marriage to Margaret, Clara must hold on to her new love, the children she adores and keep Harry from exposing her dark past. The Paramour explores the murkiest depths of a woman’s soul and the acrid desire to be loved at any cost.


                      - Patricia Highsmith

Loretta Polaski

What happens when a woman tries to reinvent herself but someone won't let her forget her past?