Patti Callahan Henry

Queens of Southern Story | Saturday, May 16, 11:50 - 12:40, Richland Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Genre(s) Contemporary Women's Fiction

Patti Callahan Henry is a full-time writer, wife, and mother. She is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include And Then I Found You, Between the Tides, and Driftwood Summer. Patti lives with her husband and three children in Mountain Brook, Alabama. Her new novel, The Idea of Love, goes on-sale June 23, 2015.

Book Title: The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell explores the transformational impact of keeping secrets and the importance of seeking the truth in all aspects of life and love. The Morrisons are the ideal Savannah family; successful husband Cooper, artistic and loving wife Eve, and beautiful daughter Gwen make up a picturesque trio beloved by their community. But not everything is as it appears.

Behind the cultivated image is a family fraught with tension; Eve and Cooper are disagreeing over work, Eve’s fragile sister, Willa, and how to handle Gwen’s teenage rebellion. After Cooper and Willa are injured in a car accident, questions surrounding the event cloud Eve’s thoughts. Both Cooper and Willa tell different stories about the night, and Eve finds herself caught in a heart-racing search for the truth