by L. K. Simonds
Pub Date 27 Aug 2019
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Cami Taylor: a blackjack dealer, a bestselling author, and a fraud.
Cami's boyfriend, Joel, loves her in spite of her flaws. He wants to marry her, buy a house on Long Island, and raise a family--a life that's a million miles from Cami's idea of happiness. Her therapist suggests compromise and trust, but Cami bolts like a deer. She breaks off the relationship and launches on a new quest for happiness, not knowing that a nasty surprise waits around the corner. What follows is a fight to the death. Who will be the one left standing?
A Note From the Publisher
Kindle release date May 7, 2019.
"Cami is twenty-nine and enviously successful. Her first novel was a sleeper hit, turning Cami into a best-selling author and minor celebrity. Based on outward appearances, Cami has it all, but underneath the façade, she's fading fast....Cami's character is more in line with the gritty female protagonists found in mainstream fiction, reminding me closely of Gillian Flynn's Camille Preaker or Amy Dunne from Sharp Objects and Gone Girl, respectively. Further, Simonds' writing is equally raw and uncompromised, not shying away from Cami's promiscuity and substance abuse. Again, All In feels more like the mercilessly-honest styles of current literary stars like Ottessa Moshfegh and Celeste Ng, and not at all like a Christian fiction novel."
Excerpt, Online Book Club Review
About 300 copies of ALL IN have been donated to women incarcerated in Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisons through the nonprofit Bookmates4inmates. The reviews from these women, who do not have internet access have been overwhelmingly positive, and each of them noted they would recommend ALL IN to a friend.