Her Perfect Life
by Rebecca Taylor
Pub Date 02 Jun 2020
Do we ever really know the ones we love? Reclusive Clare Collins crafts her novels like she crafts her life: perfectly. So the world is stunned when the famous author is found dead on a beach from a self-inflicted gunshot -- the morning after her latest book hits the shelves. Her sister, Eileen, is at a loss. Clare led a charmed life: success, mansions, money... Why would she throw it all away? But while reading through her sister’s latest -- and greatest -- novel, Eileen discovers a clue that unravels the fiction and reveals the painful truth. Suddenly, the life that Eileen had envied doesn’t seem so sparkling... Her Perfect Life is a page-turning debut that reminds us that no matter the success, everyone has secrets. And some are more devastating than others.
“A compelling debut novel of two sisters and how their ties to each other irrevocably change the lives of those they love. I couldn’t put it down!” —SHELLEY NOBLE, New York Times bestselling author of Lucky’s Beach and Tell Me No Lies “In this stunning debut, Rebecca Taylor rivets with a story that unfolds bit by bit, revealing layers that heralds a much more experienced author. I was captivated until the very end!" —COURTNEY COLE, New York Times bestselling author “Debut author Rebecca Taylor spins a superb story of two sisters who, despite growing up together, might as well have been strangers. Secrets, lies, and tragic truths unspoken swirl together through the pages, creating a sophisticated page-turner. It felt like sneaking a read of someone’s fascinating private diary—and being completely powerless to put it down.” —A.G. HENLEY, USA Today bestselling author “A beautifully written and intricate novel that delves into the complexities of sisterhood, relationships, love, and the ties that bind. Through her vivid characters, Taylor doesn't shy away from exploring challenging issues such as grief, shame, and infidelity with great honesty, insight, and sympathy. A very satisfying and emotional journey from an expert storyteller." —ANITA KUSHWAHA, IPPY award-winning author of Side by Side and Secret Lives of Mothers and Daughters “Sisters. Secrets. Suspense. Taylor’s debut is a compelling dual-timeline story that centers around the secrets we keep from those we love, the secrets that are kept from us, and the secrets we keep from ourselves. A page-turner that keeps the reader wanting more until the very last page.” —ALISON HAMMER, author of You and Me and Us “Compulsively readable from the first page. Taylor weaves an expertly layered story of family secrets and builds the suspense to an almost unbearable pace in this modern story of two sisters.” —KELLY SIMMONS, author of One More Day and Where She Went