Elle Martin has it all. Handsome and sucessful husband. Check. Daughter and son attending an exclusive private high school. Check. Privilege, status, and wealth. Check. Check. Check.
But there is more to Elle's story. Already struggling to keep up appearances in a social set full of pretension and ultra-competitiveness, Elle is thrown into a tailspin when a surprise announcement by her husband threatens to expose the truth behind her carefully constructed facade of perfection.
What will happen when long-buried secrets are unearthed and haunting new revelations are discovered? Will Elle be able to find her happy ending?
Plot: This novel offers a relatable, well structured story that readers will enjoy. Excellent pacing keeps readers interested until the very end.
Prose: The prose is skillfully crafted and, at times, funny. Transitions between past and present are smooth and not disruptive to the flow of the story.
Originality: The raw honesty of the characters is refreshing. This novel about how the past shapes the future will entertain and engage readers.
Character Development: The author has crafted honest, relatable characters with whom readers will identify.
Date Submitted: August 29, 2017