The prequel to the New York Times bestselling author's provocative series featuring best friends getting a crash course in love, family, and betrayal.
They couldn't be less alike-except for their restless spirits. Lola came from a loving home, even though it included her father's live-in mistress. And Joan is a secret wild child chafing under her mother's watchful eye. So when Lola's quiet world shatters and her hopes seem out of reach for good, Joan has the perfect consolation in mind.
But the besties will soon discover that boyfriends, money, and good times are no real escape from their families' ever-scandalous drama. Soon, with demanding stepparents, conniving relatives, and simmering secrets closing in, they'll have to watch each other's backs and use their quick wits to save their lifelong dreams . . .
Praise for Mary Monroe
"Mary Monroe is an exceptional writer and phenomenal storyteller!"-Kimberla Lawson Roby, New York Times bestselling author of Here and Now
"Impossible to put down."-Susan Holloway Scott, national bestselling author of The Secret Wife of Aaron Burr
"Readers who enjoy watching characters' fortunes rise and fall will relish this tumultuous family." -Booklist on Family of Lies
"Once again, Monroe displays her gift as a marvel with this sensational novel." -RT Book Reviews on Lost Daughters