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Posted June 4, 2024

Dear Reader,

For the Love of Summer is out now in paperback, ebook, and audiobook—a brand-new story of unlikely friendship between two women with only one thing in common: their love for Summer, Erica’s daughter and Allison’s stepdaughter.

When Erica’s ex is arrested and all of his bank accounts are frozen, Summer begs her mom to let her beloved stepmom Allison move into their house. Imagine letting your ex-husband’s second wife move into your home. His pregnant wife, and their toddler son.

This book has real “what would you do” vibes. What would you do if you were Erica or Allison, if circumstances beyond your control put you into this awkward situation? I hope you’ll love both of these women as much as I do, and the forever friendship that develops between them. The story is complicated and emotional and joyful and uplifting.

"Another amazing novel. . . Lovers of heartfelt, breezy relationship fiction will flock to genre legend Mallery’s moving latest."
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery comes an unforgettable tale about finding friendship with the unlikeliest person…

As the owner of Twisted, Seattle’s best salons, Erica knows that the sharpest cuts come from the people we love. She’s terrified that she’s losing her teen daughter, Summer, to her “other” family, especially to her stepmom, Allison.

All it takes to blow up Allison’s happy life is one collect call. From prison. Her beloved husband, Peter, has been arrested, leaving Allison pregnant, broke, scared and alone with a toddler. But when her stepdaughter ferrets out the truth, the teen rushes to the last person Allison wants to ask for help—her husband’s battle-ax ex.

Erica would do anything for Summer, even take in the woman her daughter loves like a second mom. Allison feels intimidated by Erica—a woman who would never let herself become so dependent on a man. But the more time they spend together, the more Allison realizes what Erica truly needs is a friend. Can two women who married the same man move beyond their complicated past and rethink what it means to be family?

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