By Edan Lepucki
excessive within the Hollywood Hills, author woman Daniels has made up our minds to take a holiday from her husband. Left on my own along with her childrens, she’s going to want a hand taking good care of her younger son if she’s ever going to complete her memoir. based on a Craigslist advert, S arrives, a magnetic younger artist who will dwell within the secluded visitor condo out again, deal with Lady’s child, Devin, and maintain a watchful eye on her older, teenage son, Seth. S plays her day task superbly, quick drawing the complete kinfolk into her orbit, and changing into a confidante for girl.
yet within the warmth of the summer time, S’s connection to Lady’s older son takes a traumatic, and doubtless damaging, flip. And as girl and S movement in the direction of each other, the sleek veneer of Lady’s privileged existence starts to crack, threatening to show outdated secrets and techniques that she has been maintaining from her kin. in the meantime, S is preserving secrets and techniques of her personal, approximately her genuine motivation for taking the activity. S and woman are either taking part in a cautious video game, and each movement they make endangers the issues they carry most precious.
Darkly comedian, twisty and annoying, this spell binding new novel defies expectation and proves Edan Lepucki to be some of the most proficient and intriguing voices of her generation.
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Woman No. 17: A Novel by Edan Lepucki