Always the Last to Know

Always the Last to Know

A heartbreaking and uplifting story from the bestselling author of TikTok sensation Pack up the Moon


'Kristan Higgins is fast becoming one of my top go to authors - I love her writing style and storytelling. She will make you laugh, she will make your heart ache for each character and she will make you smile' Reader review


The Frosts are a typical American family. Barb and John, married almost fifty years, are testy and bored with each other... who could blame them after all this time? At least they have their daughters-- Barb's favorite, the perfect, brilliant Juliet; and John's darling, the free-spirited Sadie. The girls themselves couldn't be more different, but at least they got along, more or less. It was fine. It was enough.

Until the day John had a stroke, and their house of cards came tumbling down.

Now Sadie has to put her career as a teacher and struggling artist in New York on hold to come back and care for her beloved dad - and face the love of her life, whose heart she broke, and who broke hers. Now Juliet has to wonder if people will notice that despite her perfect career as a successful architect, her perfect marriage to a charming Brit, and her two perfect daughters, she's spending an increasing amount of time in the closet having panic attacks.

And now Barb and John will finally have to face what's been going on in their marriage all along.


Real readers are loving Always the Last to Know:

'Another 5 star book by Kristan Higgins' 5 star reader review

'A nice feel good read that made me rethink what is important' 5 star reader review

'Just loved the book. A must read' 5 star reader review

'I found myself staying up late into the night to find out what happened to the characters. It was moving and left me thinking about the story days after I had finished reading it' 5 star reader review

'This book was so much fun to read! I really felt like I knew the characters, and it was hard to put down! Absolutely recommend' 5 star reader review

About the author

Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of more than twenty novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. The happy mother of two snarky and well-adjusted adults lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband, cuddly dog, and indifferent cat.
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