CAMDEN — On Tuesday, July 13, at 6 p.m., the Camden Public Library hosts an online author event with Susan Shapiro Barash (a.k.a. Susannah Marren). Barash, author of “A Palm Beach Wife,” will be discussing her next book set in the exclusive, glamorous world of Palm Beach: “A Palm Beach Scandal.” The story follows two sisters as one offers the ultimate selfless act to the other, proving the very meaning of family, in this novel of artifice and intrigue. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend.

The novel focuses on wealthy and charming sisters Elodie and Aubrey Cutler. While the sisters are polar opposites, they are fiercely loyal to one another. And then one stupefying secret, meant to be buried forever, is unearthed, and no one in the Cutler clan is able to turn back. As the family is shaken to their core, Aubrey and Elodie must realize their places in the world and the lives they want to lead. In the midst of the unforgiving opulence of Palm Beach, “A Palm Beach Scandal” is a story for our times. A captivating tale of discovery, sisterhood, and love for others where you least expect it.

Barash is an established writer of 13 nonfiction women’s issue books, and fiction under her pen name Susannah Marren. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Chicago Tribune, Elle, Marie Claire, and has appeared on national television including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS, CNN, and MSNBC. Barash has been a guest on national radio including NPR and Sirius Radio. Several of her titles have been optioned by Lifetime and HBO. Her nonfiction titles include “Tripping the Prom Queen,” “Toxic Friends” and “The Nine Phases of Marriage.” Her novels are “Between the Tides,” “A Palm Beach Wife” and “A Palm Beach Scandal.”

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