In this shrewd, darkly compelling novel from the New York Times bestselling author of In Her Shadow, meet the trophy wives of Presidio Terrace, San Francisco's most exclusive—and deadly—neighborhood.
Brooke Davies, a mystery writer, is the newest addition to the family. Jack, her twenty-two-year-old tech billionaire husband, whisked her to the Bay Area on a private jet and purchased a modest mansion the same day. Brooke has no problem playing the role of a devoted housewife, and he expects perfection from her. However, as she makes friends with other wives on the street and spends time away from Jack, he fears that if he doesn't keep a tight grip on Brooke's every move, she will reveal the truth about their "perfect" marriage.
Erin King, a well-known news anchor and community board chair, is no stranger to maintaining a professional image—though being married to a plastic surgeon certainly helps. But her career's meteoric rise has worn her love life thin, and Mason has been pushed away by her professional ambitions. Quitting her job is a last-ditch effort to keep him interested and keep him from marrying a young trophy wife. Is it, however, enough, and is Mason the man she believed he was?
Georgia St. Claire is said to have profited from the deaths of her first two husbands, earning her the moniker "Black Widow" as well as the stares and whispers of her curious neighbors. She claims to have found true love in her third marriage, but her mysterious, captivating allure keeps everyone guessing. She is suspected of murdering both men for their fortunes. The residents of Presidio Terrace are forced to wonder if Georgia has struck again after a tragic accident. And how far is she willing to go to keep her secrets safe?... Read More