My Lovely Wife (Hardback)
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My Lovely Wife (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 02/05/2019
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HOW WELL DO YOU REALLY KNOW THE ONE YOU LOVE THE MOST?

'The most gripping psychological thriller of 2019' Stylist

This is a story about a married couple. They met, fell in love, had two beautiful children. So far, so ordinary.

But they have a very dark secret.

It's a story with a twist. And then another. And another.

You might think you've read stories like this before.

You'd be wrong.

By the end of the first chapter you'll be hooked.

At page fifty you might not sleep until you finish.

And when you turn the last page, you'll ask yourself one question:

How well do you really know the person you love most?
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'The twist at the end of the first chapter made me read through the night' Jane Corry, bestselling author of The Dead Ex

'Wow! My Lovely Wife is a stunner - full of twists, well-drawn characters, and riveting suspense' Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Don't Let Go

'Dexter meets Gone Girl - I loved this this brilliantly dark and twisted novel. One of the best books I've read this year' C.J. Tudor

'An assured and deliciously engrossing debut. It will linger long after you've reached the last page' Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes

'Absolutely unputdownable' Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241368480
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 611 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 35 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
We're calling it: My Lovely Wife is the most gripping psychological thriller of 2019... this book will keep you reading late into the night * Stylist *
Dexter meets Gone Girl - I loved this this brilliantly dark and twisted novel. One of the best books I've read this year! -- C.J. Tudor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man
Brilliant - I was enthralled by the premise and it totally delivered. Five star entertainment! -- Jill Mansell
The twist at the end of the first chapter made me read through the night. Clever. Manipulative. Dark. Disturbing. What more can you ask for? -- Jane Corry
My Lovely Wife is a knockout. It's an effortless page-turner * Publishers Weekly *
We're calling it now: Samantha Downing's creepy, sexy debut thriller is going to be the next Gone Girl. * Marie Claire *
Wow! My Lovely Wife is a stunner - full of twists, well-drawn characters, and riveting suspense -- Harlan Coben
A dark and irresistible debut * People *
An assured and deliciously engrossing debut. You'll surely devour My Lovely Wife, but it will linger long after you've reached the last page -- Sarah Pinborough
Totally engrossing and I kept on thinking, one more chapter... an intelligent page-turner that makes you question everything -- Araminta Hall
My Lovely Wife is dark, twisted-and impossible to put down. Samantha Downing has written a wickedly plotted and suspenseful psychological thriller -- Meg Gardiner
Truly horrifying in the most delicious way. Samantha Downing sucks you in with a great story, pitch-perfect prose and disturbingly dead-on insights into the dark side of human nature. I hope I never meet her in a dark alley.... -- Nick Petrie
A fantastic foray into what we know-and what we do not-about those closest to us. Intricately plotted, fascinating characters - I loved it! -- Heather Graham
One of my favourite thrillers of the year - I couldn't stop reading but didn't want it to end. Dark, chilling and compelling ... My Lovely Wife is a brilliant debut -- TM Logan, bestselling author of Lies
I couldn't pull myself away from this story - a terrifying and riveting window into the mind of the perfect suburban mother with a taste for murder. Make sure you clear your schedule before you pick it up. Absolutely unputdownable -- Liv Constantine
It's no mean feat to find something fresh in the crowded thriller field, but Downing pulls off an indisputable triumph with My Lovely Wife. Exemplary writing and outstanding pacing confirm Downing's talent, but it's her deliciously depraved characters that kept me flying through the pages. Couldn't get enough of this subversive love-gone-sideways tale! -- Sophie Littlefield
Deliciously dark and twisted... It's a remarkable achievement, full stop. * Shelf Awareness *
Best new books to read this March * Cosmopolitan *

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