By Jessica Knoll
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HER excellent existence is an ideal LIE.
As on the prestigious Bradley institution, Ani FaNelli continued a surprising, public humiliation that left her desirous to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous task, pricey cloth wardrobe, and good-looking blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to residing the fitting existence she’s labored so challenging to achieve.
yet Ani has a secret.
There’s anything else buried in her previous that also haunts her, anything inner most and painful that threatens to bubble to the outside and break everything.
With a novel voice and twists you won’t see coming, Luckiest woman Alive explores the insufferable strain that such a lot of ladies believe to “have all of it” and introduces a heroine whose sharp edges and cutthroat ambition were keeping a scandalous fact, and a middle that is higher than it first appears.
The query is still: will breaking her silence spoil all that she has labored for—or, will it in the end, set Ani loose?
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