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The Innocent Wife: The breakout psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Lee Child and Peter James (Hardback)
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The Innocent Wife: The breakout psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Lee Child and Peter James (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 28/12/2017
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How do you confront your husband when you don't want to know the truth? __________________________ 'This book had me hooked from the first page to the last.' Lisa Jewell NOW A TOP TEN BESTSELLER __________________________ You're in love with a man on Death Row in Florida, convicted of a brutal murder twenty years ago. You're convinced he didn't do it, and you're determined to prove it. Now you're married to him, and he's a free man, his conviction overturned. You're overjoyed. After all, he's innocent. Isn't he? __________________________ Amy's readers are raving about the book they 'just couldn't put down': "I picked up The Innocent Wife this morning on my subway commute to work and couldn't put it down! I read it during my lunch break, commute home, on the stair master... It was just that addicting!" "Absolutely fantastic book... couldn't put it down" "a superb rendering of sustained storytelling that grips you from the off" "I read the book in two days, couldn't wait to find out what happened next" "Fantastic, gripping, page turning... Drew you in and kept you there until the very end" "A fantastic debut! ... It gets you hooked from the very beginning, and yet it's never predictable, you're in for some surprises until the very last page" "The Innocent Wife was gripping. I read with heart racing" "I literally couldn't wait to steal five minutes with it during the day and loved my evenings completely immersed in the tension" "I couldn't put this down... thriller fans, you're in for a treat" "complex and fascinating... very clever and very well executed" "original and utterly compelling ... I honestly feel bereft now that I've finished it and can't wait to spend 2018 talking about this fantastic novel"

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781780898117
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 645 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 34 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Looking for a brand new author? Brit @amylloydwrites won the Daily Mail's first novel contest with The Innocent Wife. Woman marries a man on death row. Then things get scary. Ending a total shock. Superb psychological suspense." -- Lisa Gardner, author of Find Her and Right Behind You
"Gripping psychological suspense from a brilliant new voice in crime fiction, and one of 2018's must-reads!" * from the publisher's description *
"This is an original, assured and compelling tale of obsession. Amy Lloyd is a startling new talent, destined to become a big name." -- Peter James
"You can hear the ominous music from the first line onward - this is a fantastic thriller." -- Lee Child
"I read The Innocent Wife in one sitting - a deliciously wry and dark exploration of fascinating subject matter that will keep you guessing until the last page. Amy Lloyd is a fresh and original new voice in thriller writing who deserves to go straight to the top." -- Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes
"If you're an addict of true crime documentaries, you will binge all night on The Innocent Wife. In this breathless, pounding ride, Amy Lloyd keeps us guessing about a convicted killer thrust into the world as innocent online hero and the woman who begins to reluctantly dig into his murky past." -- Julia Heaberlin, author of Black Eyed Susans
"The Innocent Wife is a stunner that leads the reader down a twisty path to a surprising, yet satisfying conclusion. You won't be able to stop turning the pages!" -- Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King's Daughter
"I devoured The Innocent Wife in one sitting! A unique setting, deeply flawed characters, a crackling mystery, and an unexpected ending make this one of 2018's must-reads!" -- Hollie Overton, author of Baby Doll
"Slick, smart and very timely, this confident debut will hook you in." * Sunday Mirror *
"Deliciously tense and twisty." * The Sunday Times *
"Written with panache, the book skilfully captures the nature of obsession and its consequences, and culminates in a climax Patricia Highsmith would have admired." * Daily Mail *
"A talent for nail-biting fiction" * Irish Independent *
"Excellent book - Great characters and plot. I would highly recommend this book." * reader review *
"Good, fast paced and well written." * reader review *
"Absolutely brilliantly written, characters are well-drawn and believable and I cannot recommend it enough." * reader review *

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“Sensational!”

What an outstanding read. If you are a fan of crime fiction in particular psychological thrillers then this is the book for you!
When Sam leaves her home, family and job in England to start a life with death row... More

Hardback edition
31st December 2017
Helpful? Upvote 40

“Excellent read, will remind you of "Making a murderer"”

What a fantastic read this book was! It reminded me of "Making a murderer" from Netflix and was every bit as interesting, the characters were well portrayed and easily came to life as I read the story. I... More

Hardback edition
30th November 2017
Helpful? Upvote 9

“Brilliant Idea, Great Book”

The Innocent wife is an ideal read for anyone who enjoyed the Netflix series Making of a Murderer. Chapter by Chapter the novel unfolds in a similar episodic way with each layer unveil reveal more secrets.

Hardback edition
15th January 2018
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