Even while Jessica Clayton's father was alive, she longed for the perfect family. But an invitation to a family reunion is the last thing she expected to receive.
While she dismisses it as a delivery mistake, a visit from the Clements family lawyer convinces her otherwise. She packs her bags and heads to a ranch in Sedona, Arizona, to meet her potential family members.
The family harbors its past including the hush-hush details behind the death of Jessica's uncle and her father's former wife - the reason her father fled the beautiful land 50 years before. But as Jessica comes face-to-face with death, the secrets are forced from the family's lips.
While certain members of the family seek Jessica for an addition to their family tree, others seek her for hidden motives. Questions behind the deaths, selling the ranch and the disappearance of millions of dollars worth of bonds place Jessica in the center of a family firestorm.
Amid this torrential downpour of family scandal comes an unsuspecting love affair. But can Jessica trust him? Can she even trust her own feelings?
Mystery surrounds the family and Jessica's attempt to unlock the secrets could cost her her life.
The Perfect Family starts off a little slow, basically establishing the past and raising questions about the future. But after the first few chapters, you're so enthralled in Jessica's story that the book seems to end far too quickly.
The twists and turns the plot takes while revealing buried morsels from the past really does make you wonder if any family is truly perfect. Potter combines the elements of mystery and romance into an intriguing novel about this 27-year-old who longs so desperately for The Perfect Family.