Two couples lives become scandalously entwined in the latest from New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand.Nantucket writer Madeline King has a new novel coming out, The Rumor, and its got bestseller potential. But Madeline is terrified, because in her desperation to revive her career, shes done the unthinkable: The Rumor reveals the truth behind an actual affair involving her best friend, Grace.And thats not the only strain on Madeline and Graces friendship; one fateful night, the two women argue, voicing jealousies and resentments that have built for twenty years. Bereft of each other, they get caught in the snares of a mysterious and destructive stranger. Their fate hinges on The Rumor — and the secret it reveals.
THE RUMOR is an irresistible novel about the power of gossip to change the course of events, and the desire of people to find their way back to what really matters.