The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand
There are some constants in life that you can cause you to breathe a little easier because you know they are there.. or they are coming. Elin Hildebrand’s book releases are on of these constants. She is consistently good in her writing, and consistent in putting out a book a year just as I am craving a little of that Nantucket sand between my toes. ~Sheila
Harper Frost is that laid back girl next door with a beer chaser. She has her own style and it is casual. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks. She tends to leap… and suffer the consequences later. She is typically in between jobs and that is ok.
Tabitha Frost is dignified. She wear only designer clothes and is much like her fashion icon mother, Eleanor Roxie Frost. Appearance – is everything. Tabitha’s teenage daughter Ainsley, begs to differ. She is abrasive to her mother in full on teen rebellion… what she needs, well what she needs is a dose of Harper – Tabitha’s identical twin.
The sisters, have lived on islands 11 miles apart yet have not connected in over a decade. As their lives are splintering, the twins call a truce to see what they can do to fix things before it is all too late. By switching places can they repair the damage done by lies, deception and gossip? And is there any hope that what threw the sisters apart all those years ago can be repaired?
MMMMM I love me some Hilderbrand. Her books tend to be of the Nantucket persuasion which I love. A little of knowing what you are going to get, at least setting wise… but there is so much more.
Harper and Tabitha are well-developed characters and I enjoyed this story line so much. Hilderbrand does a nice job of fully developing the story lines of their worlds separately as well as together. I love love LOVED Eleanor. If you have not tried Elin Hilderbrand, I recommend highly that you do. There are some delightful laugh out loud moments here, as well as a wonderful story of sibling rivalry, family secrets, and well.. basically a typical family trying to make it work.