Merry Strand spent all her days in a rural North Carolina mountain town before being lured to the Atlantic coast by the promise of an inheritance from the biological father she never knew existed. The windfall could save her adopted family from financial ruin, but in order to receive it she must earn it by completing a series of tasks.
"Listened entirely within a 20 hour span."
What if the real you was the one person your husband couldn't ever meet? Jane Johansen has carefully crafted a seemingly perfect life. She's blessed with an adoring husband, Edward; two unwavering best friends; a powerful corporate job; and a high-security penthouse. Then one day Jane is unceremoniously fired, Edward's father abruptly dies, and Jane's painstakingly built world starts crashing down around her.
Gwendolyn Golden and Armand Leopold have been America's go-to couple for home decorating tips, letting the cameras into their So Perfect house, their So Perfect life, their So Perfect marriage. One problem: It's all an act. Actually, two problems: America just found out it's all an act. When a picture of Armand kissing another man hits the newsstands, everyone knows the jig is up. Both are evicted from their home and eviscerated by the press.