Some exciting book mail and the first pick for the Random House Book Club. I can’t wait to be a part of it and at the end of the month, there will be a Zoom Happy Hour chat with the author. You can sign up for that here!
Thanks to Random House for the free copy and for including me in the book club fun
THE HERD – Andrea Bartz (Released March 24th, 2020)
Here’s the synopsis:
Why did the founder of a glamorous coworking space for women disappear? Her best friends will risk everything to uncover the truth.
“Fascinating and chilling.”
—Samantha Downing, author of My Lovely Wife
The name of the elite, women-only coworking space stretches across the wall behind the check-in desk: THE HERD, the H-E-R always in purple. In-the-know New Yorkers crawl over each other to apply for membership to this community that prides itself on mentorship and empowerment. Among the hopefuls is Katie Bradley, who’s just returned from the Midwest after a stint of book research blew up in her face. Luckily, Katie has an in, thanks to her sister Hana, an original Herder and the best friend of Eleanor Walsh, its charismatic founder.
As head of PR, Hana is working around the clock in preparation for a huge announcement from Eleanor—one that would change the trajectory of The Herd forever. Though Katie loves her sister’s crew, she secretly hopes she’s found her next book subject in Eleanor, who’s brilliant, trailblazing—and extremely private.
Then, on the night of the glitzy Herd news conference, Eleanor vanishes without a trace. Everybody has a theory about what made Eleanor run, but when the police suggest foul play, everyone is a suspect: Eleanor’s husband, other Herders, the men’s rights groups that have had it out for the Herd since its launch—even Eleanor’s closest friends. As Hana struggles to figure out what her friend was hiding and Katie chases the story of her life, the sisters must face the secrets they’ve been keeping from each other. From the author of The Lost Night comes a thrilling novel that shows just how dangerous it can be when women’s perfect veneers start to crack, crumble, and then fall away all together.