Sofie and her husband have left Manhattan in search of a more tranquil life in the suburbs. But when a member of Sofie’s new neighborhood book club turns up dead, things get messy.
She discovers that everybody has something to hide, including her own husband.
Her neighbor Priscilla has been married to Gordon for fifteen years, but the love left their marriage a long time ago.
Susan is Priscilla’s biggest supporter until she has to choose between loyalty to her friend and telling the truth.
Ashley is eager to fit in, but her youth and status as a second wife keep her on the outside. She may know more than they think she does, though.
Julia seems to have it all—the perfect house, job and husband. But her untimely death has people questioning how perfect her life really was.
Through this swamp of suburban secrets, Sofie must wade to find the truth behind Julia’s murder and the state of her own marriage.