The Bridesmaid’s Daughter: From Grace Kelly’s Wedding to a Women’s Shelter, Searching for the Truth about My Mother by Nyna Giles and Eve Claxton (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

“Here is the heart-rending story of two beautiful and glamorous women, and the spirals of disaster into which one of their lives tumbled. As daughter and detective, Nyna Giles writes with moving sensitivity about the dazzling Grace Kelly and her best friend — Nyna’s own mother. The book unfolds like a novel — a tragic and deeply moving saga. Read it and weep.” —Robert Lacey, bestselling author of Grace: Her Lives – Her Loves

“Straight from the heart, and told with great bravery, The Bridesmaid's Daughter is a fascinating and powerful story of a daughter's love for a flawed parent and the struggle to understand a tumultuous childhood.” —Wendy Lawless, New York Times bestselling author of Chanel Bonfire

“One of the best personal accounts of the horror of mental illness unchecked since Susan Sheehan’s Is There No Place on Earth for Me.” —Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University Columbia University Medical Center

Eve Claxton