Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Small tear on ffep, appears a price sticker removed. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. Spine has small tilt with creases. Actual cover different than stock photo. 483 pages. pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1993. ISBN: 0446364266. Claire Laurent was a woman who embodied all of New Orleans' sultry paradoxes: beauty mixed with a mysterious elusiveness, a vibrant zest for living shadowed by secrets and hidden passions. Yet she had fought hard to make her fabulous lingerie mail order business, French Silk, into a worldwide success. Now, the three deadly bullets that killed a TV evangelist could snatch everything away from her, even her life.