The Sum of Its Parts/Four Friends/Iron Lace/The Choices We Make/We Are Unprepared
Four stories about the relationships that define a life, making it greater than the sum of its parts.
Four Friends — Robyn Carr
A group of women are determined to find their stride again. BJ, a newcomer to Mill Valley, steps into a close circle of friends and changes everything. The woman with dark secrets opens up to her neighbours, and together they get back on track, stronger as individuals and unfaltering as friends.
Iron Lace — Emilie Richards
When the fading matriarch of a wealthy New Orleans family seeks out journalist Phillip Benedict, he’s intrigued but wonders why she chose him to reveal her secrets to. Though Phillip thinks he’s ready for anything Aurore Gerritsen might say, nothing can prepare him for the impact of her shocking revelations about the long chain of dramatic and violent events that formed her past.
The Choices We Make — Karma Brown
Kate and Hannah have been as close as sisters since the fifth grade, so when Hannah is devastated by the news she will likely never get pregnant, Kate has a solution for her best friend: she offers to be a surrogate, using her own eggs. The two families embark on an incredible journey toward parenthood...until a devastating tragedy puts everything these women have worked toward at risk of falling apart.
We Are Unprepared — Meg Little Reilly
Ash and Pia move from hipster Brooklyn to rustic Vermont in search of a more authentic life. But just months after settling in, the forecast of a superstorm disrupts their dream. Fear of an impending disaster splits their tight-knit community and exposes the cracks in their marriage. Where the town was once a place of old farm families, rednecks and transplants, it now divides into paranoid preppers, religious fanatics and government tools, each at odds about what course to take.