Whoa! This was almost a DNF for me, but I kept reading that there were some fantastic twists and turns, so I pushed forward and I’m glad I did.
Ok this starts off REALLY slow. I don’t want the backstory of every single moment that happened in Iris and Summer’s past, but we get it. Move on! There is always one twin jealous of the other twin..got it! So I thought nothing of when Summer pleads for Iris’s help sailing the family yacht from Thailand to Seychelles. Like a good sister Iris says yes. Then one night while Iris is sleeping, Summer disappears and is presumed dead. Hahah! The beautiful twin is now gone and the ugly twin can take over her life. Easy peasy right? Wrong! Iris quickly realizes that Summer did not have the perfect life she always gushed about. Far from it!
A little over halfway through the book the twists start getting good. I felt bad for Iris because it seemed like her family felt that if one of the girls had to die, at least it wasn’t Summer. Little do they know! I want to talk about the best twist of all, which I still don’t like, but I can’t! It would give everything away! I will say that although I was disappointed, the author couldn’t have done it any other way. It finalized the story in the creepiest of ways!
This one published yesterday so go grab your copy!
Book Rating: 3/5
Wine Pairing: Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon
Twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of Summer’s seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband Adam.
Called to Thailand to help her sister sail the family yacht to the Seychelles, Iris nurtures her own secret hopes for what might happen on the journey. But when she unexpectedly finds herself alone in the middle of the Indian Ocean, everything changes. When she makes it to land, Iris allows herself to be swept up by Adam, who assumes that she is Summer.
Iris recklessly goes along with his mistake. Not only does she finally have the golden life she’s always envied, with her sister gone, she’s one step closer to the hundred-million-dollar inheritance left by her manipulative father. All Iris has to do is be the first of his seven children to produce an heir.
Iris’s “new” life lurches between glamorous dream and paranoid nightmare. On the edge of being exposed, how far will she go to ensure no one discovers the truth?
And just what did happen to Summer on the yacht?
Only Iris knows . .