Zoe Broussard loves the life she and her husband Pierce have built in her beloved Louisiana hometownespecially their popular brasserie Zoe Bs, to which folks drive all the way from Lafayette for lunch or dinner. It seems like heaven. But its about to become hell. A series of anonymous notes is making her life a miserybecause Zoe has a secret so terrible it could leave the business in shambles and tear her marriage apart. Can she find the courage to face her past? The first in a new series from Kathy Herman, False Pretenses is a gripping suspense novel that leaves a lasting impression about honesty and accountability. Ethan and Vanessa Langley from the Sophie Trace trilogy play a part in this story too.