Do we ever really know a person’s true self and what their intentions might be? When eighteen-year-old Teddy Williams met his future wife, Nancy Leigh Griffin, in college, he couldn’t have known one day she would try to kill his family.
After six years of marriage, the lies that have been holding Teddy and Nancy Leigh together begin to crumble, and Teddy can no longer hide from the truth. Then Teddy meets Katie O’Neill, and believes he finally has a shot at true love. But Nancy Leigh isn’t going to let him go that easily, not when she risks losing his blue-blood old money and family connections in a town where it seems those are the only things that matter.
When Nancy Leigh’s schemes escalate, jeopardizing Teddy’s relationship with Katie and the prominent families in his close-knit southern town, Teddy knows he must do something to stop her. But a final, desperate act by Nancy Leigh results in an unspeakable tragedy, and Teddy realizes he might be too late. Will he survive Nancy Leigh’s betrayal, or will her deception cause him to lose everything he holds dear?
DUPLICITY is a southern literary suspense novel that follows the lives of three prominent families in a small town near Atlanta. It explores themes of love and deceit, tribal loyalty and greed, and the secrets and lies that entangle them.