She was their closest friend, or so they thought -- until years later, when her secrets send them on a perilous search for the truth about who she really was... and why she died... Bestselling author Barbara Freethy delivers an involving, emotional new story of sisterhood, secrets and lies ... Ten years ago, during a party gone out of control, beautiful, vibrant Emily plummeted to her death, leaving her three best friends and sorority sisters -- Natalie, Laura and Madison -- devastated. None of them has ever forgotten that night -- or the role each may have played in Emily's death. Now an unknown writer has rocketed onto bestseller lists with a novel that eerily mirrors their own story. Who is he? How does he know the intimate details of their lives? And why is he accusing one of them of murder? As they begin to unravel the startling truth about their friend, each will discover a love she lost long ago and uncover secrets that will change her life ...