A friendship is tested in this irresistible page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand.
Nantucket writer Madeline King could not have picked a worse time to have writer's block. Her deadline is looming, her bills are piling up, and inspiration is in short supply. Madeline's best friend Grace, is hard at work transforming her garden into the envy of the island with the help of a ruggedly handsome landscape architect. Before she realizes it, Grace is on the verge of a decision that will irrevocably change her life. Could Grace's crisis be Madeline's salvation? As the gossip escalates, and the summer's explosive events come to a head, Grace and Madeline try desperately to set the record straight--but the truth might be even worse than rumor has it.
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Set on Nantucket, The Rumor follows two families whose lives aren’t as picture-perfect as the outside world is led to believe. Madeline King and Grace Pancik are longtime best friends, but swirling rumors could put a strain on their bond. Grace might be too close to her handsome landscape artist; Madeline may be struggling financially despite a six-figure book deal; Grace's husband might be tied up in a shady business deal. Bestselling novelist Elin Hilderbrand gives us a voyeuristic glimpse into the lives of two intriguing women and pokes fun at small-town gossip, making this beach read the perfect guilty pleasure.
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Great beach read
Perfect beach read. Just enough drama to really keep the pages turning
Slow to start but ended up being very entertaining. My only wish was for a better ending.
Great read. I want to visit Nantucket soon!