Friday, August 10, 2018

Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding

Her Pretty Face
by Robyn Harding

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Just released: July 10, 2018
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
Genre: Thriller, Women's Fiction
Hardback: 352
Rating: 4

First sentence(s):
Frances Metcalfe was not the type of woman who enjoyed large parties, especially large parties where you had to dress up in a costume.

Frances Metcalfe is struggling to stay afloat.

A stay-at-home mom whose troubled son is her full-time job, she thought that the day he got accepted into the elite Forrester Academy would be the day she started living her life. Overweight, insecure, and lonely, she is desperate to fit into Forrester’s world. But after a disturbing incident at the school leads the other children and their families to ostracize the Metcalfes, she feels more alone than ever before.

Until she meets Kate Randolph.

Kate is everything Frances is not: beautiful, wealthy, powerful, and confident. And for some reason, she’s not interested in being friends with any of the other Forrester moms—only Frances. As the two bond over their disdain of the Forrester snobs and the fierce love they have for their sons, a startling secret threatens to tear them apart.

Because one of these women is not who she seems. Her real name is Amber Kunik. And she’s a murderer.

In her masterful follow-up to The Party, Robyn Harding spins a web of lies, deceit, and betrayal, asking the question: Can people ever change? And even if they can, is it possible to forgive the past?


Zombie sighting
They walked into the house like zombies: pale, lifeless, destroyed.
-chapter dj then, page 148


My two-bits:

One of those books that make you analyze friendships.

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* part of the BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge 2018 (here).

2 comments:

  1. Oooo I like books that make you analyze.

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  2. Yes, I guess so. Wow, that line about being someone else and a murderer.

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