As the conservative party's newest superstar and the brilliant, ruthless wife of a wealthy aristocrat, Alexia De Vere has worked hard to realize her political ambitions and the control they give her to shape--and destroy--lives.
But beneath Alexia's formidable facade lie secrets--ugly, dirty, and deadly. When long buried mistakes of youth begin to resurface, old hatreds are rekindled and Alexia finds herself on the edge of losing everything. Now, the woman who rose so high is on the brink of a perilous fall. For when the tides of memory rise, the only thing that might save her is the truth. . . .
About the Author
The late novelist and screenwriter Sidney Sheldon remains one of the world's top bestselling authors, having sold more than 300 million copies of his books. Are You Afraid of the Dark? was his most recent in a long line of huge hits on bestseller lists everywhere. He is also the only writer to have won an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar.
Tilly Bagshawe was born in London and raised in a large family in the English countryside. She enrolled at Cambridge University and later launched a successful career as a headhunter in London. At twenty-six, she became the youngest-ever partner in the number-one global search firm, before changing course to pursue a writing career. After a brief stint at the Sunday Times, she followed her novelist sister s example and wrote her first book. Today she is a happily married mother of four and author of ten novels, including Adored, Showdown, and Sidney Sheldon s Mistress of the Game. In addition to her bestselling novels, Tilly has contributed to numerous British newspapers and magazines including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Elle, The Sunday Times, The Times, and The Daily Mail. She divides her time between Los Angeles, London, and Nantucket.