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The Perfect Family

By Jenna Bolen All Rights Reserved ©

Mystery / Thriller

Prologue

The Collins family had it all. Henry Collins had a very successful architecture and real estate business, a beautiful mansion he inherited from his father, a wonderful wife named Madeline, and three amazing children. The twins were the oldest, Crystal being born an hour before Xavier, and their younger brother Adrian.

The Collins family had fame, wealth, a functional family, and all the love and support one could ask for. They had everything to gain, but also everything to lose.

Now, with Crystal's husband Gabriel running for mayor, Xavier and his husband James trying to adopt a child from China, and Adrian trying to stay off drugs as he was raising his 8-year-old little girl Ava, it wasn't a good time for the police to investigate them for murders that happened when Crystal and Xavier were only 18.

It wasn't a good time for Crystal's various affairs to come to light, or for Gabriel to have an accident because of drunk driving.

It wasn't a good time for Madeline to have a stroke, or for Henry to decide to sell his incredibly successful company.

It isn't a good time for a strange woman named Clara Chavez to claim she is Henry's daughter.

The seemingly perfect All-American family is falling apart, and everybody's watching.


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Ginger: I like the idea behind this; the idea and story itself are great, However, I'm finding typos periodically and some of the sentences could be worded a bit more clearly. You might want to 'show' a little more than you 'tell,'

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