Hopkins to celebrate publication of adult novel

From a Sundance Books and Music news release

love-lies-beneath-9781476743653_lgSundance Books and Music will hold a reception to celebrate the publication of Ellen Hopkins’ new novel, Love Lies Beneath (Simon & Schuster, 2015), from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. The event will include a reading, a Q&A session and a book signing.

About the book

Tara is gorgeous, affluent, and forty. She lives in an impeccably restored Russian Hill mansion in San Francisco. Once a widow, twice divorced, she’s a woman with a past she prefers keeping to herself.

Enter Cavin Lattimore. He’s handsome, kind, charming and the surgeon assigned to Tara following a ski accident in Lake Tahoe. In the weeks it takes her to recover, Cavin sweeps her off her feet, and their relationship blossoms into something Tara had never imagined possible. But then she begins to notice some strange things: a van parked outside her home at odd times, a break-in and threatening text messages and emails. She also starts to notice cracks in Cavin’s seemingly perfect personality, like the suppressed rage his conniving teenage son brings out in him and the discovery that Cavin hired a detective to investigate her immediately after they met.

Now on crutches and housebound, Tara finds herself dependent on the new man in her life—perhaps too much so. She’s handling rocky relationships with her sister and best friend, who are envious of her glamour and freedom; her prickly brother-in-law, who is intimidated by her wealth and power; and her estranged mother. However perfect Tara’s life appears, things are beginning to get messy.

Hopkins is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of 11 young adult novels as well as the adult novels Triangles and Collateral. She lives with her family in Carson City.

Learn more at www.sundancebookstore.com/event/ellenhopkinsllb.

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