With her wealthy father wrapped around her little finger, Valerie Mitchell is used to getting what she wants. Mentored by Daddy, Valerie has built a successful career as a marketing executive. When she meets Josh Wilson, charismatic founder of a hot technology startup, they begin a passionate affair.
Josh offers her a job on his team and stock options he promises will be worth millions after the company’s IPO. Daddy encourages her to take the cut in pay and go for it, pledging to subsidize her if necessary. Valerie quits her high-paid job and takes the risk – and then Daddy dies from cardiac arrest.
At the reading of Daddy’s will, Valerie is stunned: He left his palatial home and all his money to Valerie’s stepmother. Valerie and her two siblings inherit only the luxury beach home where they spent summers as children. When the anchor investor in the company mysteriously pulls its stock order at the last moment, the IPO is canceled, and Valerie’s financial woes worsen. Has Josh lied to her? Cash-poor, property-rich, yet unwilling to give up her extravagant lifestyle, Daddy’s girl embarks on a mission of revenge and vows to get what she’s owed – even if she has to commit murder to do it.
About Julia McDermott (Atlanta, Georgia Author)
Julia McDermott is a multi-genre author of three novels and one work of creative nonfiction. Women's fiction/psychological suspense Daddy's Girl was published in April 2016, and Underwater was published in Nov 2014 by Thomas & Mercer. French travel/New Adult romance Make That Deux was released in Oct 2012. All The Above: My Son's Battle with Brain Cancer was published in March 2015, and is the Finalist for the 2016 Georgia Author of the Year Award (GAYA). Underwater was a Nominee for the 2015 GAYA and for the 2014 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award.
Julia graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and spent her junior year in the south of France. She lives in Atlanta and loves football, the UNC Tar Heels, most kinds of art, and all things French.