The Heiresses: A Novel

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HarperCollins, May 20, 2014 - Fiction - 320 pages
163 Reviews

You know the Saybrooks. Everyone does. Perhaps you've read a profile of them in People or have seen their pictures in the society pages of Vogue. Perhaps while walking along that choice block on Fifth Avenue, you've been tempted to enter the ornate limestone building with their family name etched into the pediment above the door.

The only thing more flawless than a Saybrook's diamond solitaire is the family behind the jewelry empire. Beauties, entrepreneurs, debutantes, and style mavens, they are the epitome of New York City's high society. But being a Saybrook comes at a price—they are heirs not only to a dizzying fortune but also to a decades-old family curse.

Tragedy strikes the prominent family yet again when thirty-four-year-old Poppy, the most exquisite Saybrook of them all, flings herself from the window of her TriBeCa office. Everyone is shocked that a woman who had it all would end her own life. Then her cousins receive an ominous threat: one heiress down, four to go.

Was it suicide . . . or murder? In the aftermath of the tragedy, the remaining heiresses—Corinne, the perfectionist; Rowan, the workaholic; Aster, the hedonist; and Natasha, the enigma—wrestle with feelings of sadness, guilt, and, most of all, fear. Now they must uncover the truth about their family before they lose the only thing money can't buy: their lives.

The Heiresses is a whip-smart mystery that simmers with the wicked sense of humor and intrigue that made Sara Shepard's number one New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series a must-read, must-watch phenomenon.

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I was truly shocked at the ending. - Goodreads
too many characters/details/silly plot - Goodreads
It kept me reading and her writing was flirty and fun. - Goodreads
No conclusive ending. - Goodreads
A definite page turner and Perfect book for Summer! - Goodreads
The ending is also really bad. - Goodreads

Review: The Heiresses (Heiresses #1)

User Review  - Morgan Borthwick - Goodreads

Much better than I expected it to be! You know what you're getting with Shepard and she does it damned well so no complaints here! I hope there's a sequel based on that ending! Read full review

Review: The Heiresses (Heiresses #1)

User Review  - Sabrina Styles - Goodreads

I LOVED the cover. I also loved the glamour and allure of the Saybrooks and how perfect they seem even thought they're not. Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Sara Shepard is the author of two New York Times bestselling series, Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game. She graduated from New York University and has an MFA from Brooklyn College. Sara’s Pretty Little Liars novels were inspired by her upbringing in Philadelphia’s Main Line.

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