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The Rumour

By Elin Hilderbrand

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Two couples' lives become scandalously entwined in this novel by bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand, the 'queen of the summer novel' (People).

Nantucket writer Madeline King has a new novel coming out and it's got bestseller potential. But Madeline is terrified, because in her desperation to revive her career, she's done something reckless: reveal the truth behind an actual affair involving her best friend, Grace.
And that's not the only strain on Madeline and Grace's friendship; one fateful night, the two women argue, voicing jealousies and resentments that have built for twenty years. Bereft of each other, they get caught in the snares of a mysterious and destructive stranger.
THE RUMOUR is an irresistible novel about the power of gossip to change the course of events, and the desire of people to find their way back to what really matters.

Biographical Notes

The following rumours about Elin Hilderbrand are true: she writes her novels longhand, she is a good cook and a terrible gardener, and she is fighting breast cancer. Everything else is up for speculation. THE RUMOUR is her 15th novel.
You can follow Elin on Twitter @elinhilderbrand or find out more on her Facebook page www.facebook.com/ElinHilderbrand.

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  • ISBN: 9781473611177
  • Publication date: 18 Jun 2015
  • Page count: 384
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Elin Hilderbrand might as well be the queen of the beach read . . . [THE RUMOUR] is nothing short of a gift. — Glamour USA
The Queen of the Summer Novel — People
Elin Hilderbrand might as well be the queen of the beach read . . . [THE RUMOUR] is nothing short of a gift. — Glamour USA
'Takes the chick-lit trope of reclaimed friendship and updates it with a timely twist . . . Hilderbrand throws in a handful of plot twists that bounce the story along . . . SILVER GIRL [is] the kind of safe investment beachgoers should adore' — Boston Globe
It provides a pacey read, with colourful characters that have fascinating motivations. I couldn't get them out of my head for days — Sunday Express on SILVER GIRL
So deliciously addictive that it will be the 'It' beach book of the summer — Kirkus Review on THE ISLAND
An honest, raw tale of friendship and love — Cosmopolitan on THE CASTAWAYS
'This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down' — Candis on BAREFOOT
'A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere' — Booklist on A SUMMER AFFAIR
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