New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery is at her heart-stirring best in this witty, richly layered story about friendship, love, and breaking free.
In high school, studious Jayne Scott and wild child Rebecca Worden, the famous Worden jewelry heiress, became unlikely best friends—a tie that endured even after Rebecca fled her family to live overseas. After Jayne’s mother passed away, she became part unpaid assistant, part surrogate daughter to the wealthy Wordens. But now, ten years later, Rebecca is coming home to Los Angeles to wreak havoc for the mother who all but rejected her. And Jayne finds herself pulled deeper into the Wordens’ complicated family dynamics—especially when Rebecca’s brother, David, returns as well.
David is the man Jayne always wanted and knew she could never have. But when he gravitates toward her in spite of his mother’s protests, Jayne’s vow to escape the family’s shadow is put to the ultimate test. As lies are shattered and true feelings exposed, Jayne must decide where loyalty ends and love begins....
Susan Mallery is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of novels about the relationships that define women’s lives—family, friendship, romance. Forty million copies of her warm, humorous books have sold worldwide. Passionate about animal welfare, she grew up in California and now lives in Seattle with her husband and ragdoll cat and adorable poodle. Find her online at SusanMallery.com.