Ellen LaCorte, The Perfect Fraud

Join BookTowne in welcoming  author Ellen LaCorte to BookTowne with her debut thriller The Perfect Fraud

Date: Tuesday July 16th

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: BookTowne


About the book: 

In this propulsive debut thriller, two women with deep secrets are thrown together by an unexpected meeting that plunges both their lives into chaos. But it’s a sick little girl whose fate hangs in the balance.

Motherhood is tough. But then, so is daughterhood. When we first meet Claire, she’s living in Sedona, Arizona with her boyfriend Cal and ducking calls from her mother.  Her mom is a world class psychic on the East Coast and Claire doesn’t want her to discover the truth. Claire works in the family business and calls herself a psychic, but she doesn’t really have “the gift” and hasn’t for a long time. She’s a fraud.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the country, Rena, a young mother, has family issues of her own. She’s divorced and her four-year-old daughter, Stephanie, suffers from mysterious, seemingly incurable stomach problems. No matter how many specialists Rena drags her to, no matter how many mommy-blog posts she makes about her child’s health issues, trying to get help and support from her online community, Stephanie only gets sicker.

When Claire and Rena meet by chance on an airplane, their carefully constructed lives begin to explode.  Can these two women help each other and can they help Stephanie before it’s too late?

About the Author: Ellen LaCorte worked for many years in HR. She now writes full time from her home where she lives with her husband in Titusville, New Jersey.  She is the mother of two grown sons.

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Event date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
171 Main St
Manasquan, NJ 08736
The Perfect Fraud: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062906076
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - June 18th, 2019