From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar—the troubling story of a mother and daughter whose hostility and co-dependence may result in their deaths.
In Perfidia, Maddy yearns desperately for the approval and love of her glamorous and wild mother, Anita. But Anita is more interested in men, alcohol, and her new baby boy. When Anita’s most recent boyfriend dies of a drug overdose, their Santa Fe home becomes a deadly war zone.
Judith Rossner [1935–2005] was an American novelist, most famous for the bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1975).A lifelong New Yorker, her books centered around the themes of urban alienation and gender relations.