The Keyes sisters could be the poster children for the dysfunctional family. So screwed up are their relationships that they almost seem irreversibly damaged. In one of her most emotionally tough books to date, Mallery weaves her usual magic and creates a vibrant and realistic love story.
Wyatt Knight, a close friend of Nicole's, is gun-shy regarding relationships. Still there is something about Claire that rings his bell. But with all the relationship trauma surrounding this group, can anything positive be born from it? (HQN, Jul., 384 pp., $6.99)