Oh, my lovely readers, I’ve just finished another book that I adored.
The book chronicles the new life of Meredith Delinn, wife of a conniving businessman who stole billions of dollars from his business investors via a ponzi scheme. Meredith is left with nothing. Her husband is in jail and she’s not allowed to contact her family, per the feds. We follow her new life as she navigates through her feelings for her husband, detaches from her life of luxury, and figures out what really matters. She goes from a position of being the most hated woman on Nantucket Island to being a woman who’s ready to tackle the next chapter of her life.
I LOVE LOVED this book and was literally disappointed when I got to the last page. Wait! Not because I didn’t like it, but because it was over! Before I read this, I knew NOTHING about ponzi schemes, except that it was a terrible thing I saw in the news a while back. The book isn’t really about finances, of course. It’s more about relationships between friends, family, and significant others.
You may remember my previous mention of The Island(also by Hilderbrand) which I enjoyed completely. I think what I love is the author’s ability to create a character. I found myself so attached to both Meredith and her high school best friend Connie after just a few pages. I quickly became so invested in knowing how their story ended and wanting to hear that they figured it all out. I love it when a book can do that!Definitely (highly) recommend this one.