THE GOOD HOUSE by Ann Leary
You can keep secrets but they always come back to haunt you
Hildy Goode is a successful real estate agent, well-respected member of her community, devoted to her family, and an alcoholic. She was to have been noted as a recovering alcoholic but convincing herself that just one little drink to get through the night is acceptable.
In her heart Hildy knows that sneaking around and lying about why she is having a bad morning is not the way to live. She takes her clients on their house tours, involves herself in her grandson’s life, and every day tries to sneak just a sip here and there to take the edge off. Everything was going as it should until one client becomes a friend, that leads to deception, and too many poor choices that affect everyone around Hildy and her home. Compounding this problem with a blackout that may have taken her on a turn for the worst that even rehab cannot fix.