From the New York Times bestselling author of Flight Patterns comes a stunning new novel about a young single mother who discovers that finding out who your true friends are is the most important lesson of all...
Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia. It’s a place where reserved old-timers like town matriarch Sugar Prescott coexist uneasily with the wealthy school moms in their tennis whites and shiny SUVs, epitomized by Heather Blackford. Merilee knows that no life is perfect, especially her own. But just how dangerous that deception can be will shock all three women...
"An atmospheric and entertaining look at the friends who keep your secrets—and the friends who keep you guessing until it's too late."
"The deeper readers get in this story, the less they'll be able to tear themselves away from the complex characters and exquisite prose."