Atmospheric, intelligent women's commercial fiction that explores the secrets and lies that can lurk beneath even the closest of friendships.
Who would you run to if your life fell apart
Meredith had a perfect life. Until her husband was arrested for defrauding everyone they knew out of millions. Hounded by the press, shunned by society, there's only one person she can turn to: her teenage best friend Connie, who she hasn't spoken to in years.
But as they retreat to Connie's holiday home on glamorous Nantucket Island, it seems that some of Meredith's ghosts may have followed her. What are Connie's real motives for wanting her there Who is the mysterious figure out at sea, photographing the two women And does Meredith know more about her husband's dealings than she's prepared to admit to anyone - even herself
One thing's for sure, before the summer is out, everyone's lives will have changed beyond recognition...
Hilderbrand captivates with racy narrative, topical references, and characters who are both familiar and memorable - People
Reminiscent of Jodi Picoult's work, this is an engaging, intricate read I didn't want to end. - Bookbag
It provides a pacey read, with colourful characters that have fascinating motivations. I couldn't get them out of my head for days - Sunday Express
so deliciously addictive that it will be the "It" beach book of the summer - Kirkus Review on THE ISLAND
An honest, raw tale of friendship and love - Cosmopolitan on THE CASTAWAYS
This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down - Candis on BAREFOOT
A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere - Booklist on A SUMMER AFFAIR
Elin Hilderbrand has lived on Nantucket for twenty years. She runs every morning, delivers her children to their sporting events, and occasionally frequents the front row at the Chicken Box. THE MATCHMAKER is her thirteenth novel.
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