The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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The instant New York Times Bestseller (January 2018)!

"A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" -- New York Times Book Review

"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down." -- Glamour

"Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl ." -- In Touch Weekly

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement - a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

Read between the lies.

A 2018 Indie Next Pick | One of Glamour Magazine's Best Books of 2018 | One of Hello Giggles' 19 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018

Praise for The Wife Between Us:

"Fiendishly clever ...in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. This one will keep you guessing. " --Anita Shreve, New York Times bestselling author of The Stars are Fire

"A clever thriller with masterful twists. " - Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of The Kept Woman

" The Wife Between Us delivers a whip smart, twisty plot in a taut, pacy narrative. It's terrific and troubling. This is one scary love triangle where you won't know who to trust. I loved it." -Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew

"A twisty, mind-bending novel about marriage and betrayal. A gripping plot and fascinating characters ; this book will keep you turning the pages and guessing until the very end. A must-read!" -Lauren Weisberger, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada

"This amazing story gallops along at breakneck speed, with an ending that smacks you between the eyes and takes your breath away. These authors are destined to become trail blazers in the field of psychological suspense books that explode in your hands!" --Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault

"Like a house of mirrors, The Wife Between Us kept me guessing around every corner, delving into the complexities of marriage, friendship, and obsession. " --Javier Ramirez, The Book Table

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781250130921
1250130921
Branch Call Number: HEN
Characteristics: 346 pages ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Pekkanen, Sarah

Opinion

From Library Staff

WILD CARD: This story is told by three narrators: a woman, her ex-husband, and his fiancee. Intricate plot with lots of little deceptions that come together for a surprise ending.


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Talka101
Feb 13, 2019

Disappointing. Based on the reviews I expected a page turner but I mostly forced myself to read each chapter hoping it would get better. I waited for the climax and it never happened.

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kmobuckeye
Feb 04, 2019

I was genuinely surprised by all the twists! It has been a while since I have been surprised!

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Nrongos
Jan 23, 2019

This book was so hard to put down! It kept you glued! Tons of jaw dropping moments as well! Very good read!

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Kmum1
Dec 30, 2018

I really enjoyed the beginning and middle parts of this book but found the ending slightly disappointing. That said it is an intriguing book and all the twists make for a pretty decent read.

JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Dec 22, 2018

Very hard to put down for those who like twisty mysteries. Quite a few big twists...the last one was one too many and stretched plausibility...but great fun, nonetheless!

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darladoodles
Dec 10, 2018

This book is full of unexpected turns up until the very end. The constant is Robert, the prince charming who is swooping in to rescue Nellie from an "average" life without his money and assistance in shaping her destiny. Even though I did my very best to assume nothing as advised, I still found many times when the plot would take a delightful turn and give me a totally unexpected new look at the story. Highly recommended!

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Bean1988
Nov 21, 2018

I really enjoyed this book. Good story. Didn't want to put it down.

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bgray717
Sep 26, 2018

This was a great read, reminded me a little of "Behind Closed Doors", but not as intense. Lots of twists and good to the last page.

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Gulkh
Sep 19, 2018

I wanted to love this book but it was an okay read. The first part of the book intrigued me, I was curious to see where it would go. But then the multiple twists at the very end, where you find numerous twists upon twists jammed together felt a little contrived. A few of them were unrealistic too. A so so book.

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BLACKSQUIRREL_1
Sep 03, 2018

Assume nothing is right. With all the twists I was still surprized at the end.

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