The Ex-Husband: The holiday thriller to escape with this year (Hardback)
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The Ex-Husband: The holiday thriller to escape with this year (Hardback)

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Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 19/08/2021
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The addictive new thriller from Karen Hamilton, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND.

'A gripping, luxurious thriller - the perfect summer read' - Laura Marshall

'An irresistible slice of summer escapism' TM Logan


'Full of twists and turns, it will keep you furiously turning the pages...'
Sarah Pearse

'The perfect summer read - pacy, exciting and unpredictable.'
Charlotte Duckworth

'An addictive page-turner, pulsing with threat. Thrillingly sinister!' Lucy Clarke


He's missing, presumed dead. But she still can't escape.

Charlotte and Sam were partners. In life, and in crime. They never stole from anyone who couldn't afford it. Wealthy clients, luxury cruise ships. It was easy money, and harmless. At least, that's what Charlotte told herself, until the world caved in on her.

But now, years after she tried to put that past life behind her, it comes rushing back when her estranged ex-husband Sam suddenly goes missing - and someone threatens to expose what they did.

Desperate to escape whoever is tormenting her, Charlotte takes a job as events planner for an engagement party onboard a superyacht in the Caribbean. For a while, her plan seems to have worked, nothing but open ocean and clear skies ahead. Until it becomes clear that she's no longer a thousand miles away from harm.

Because whoever is behind it all is onboard too. And now there's nowhere left to run.

Praise for Karen Hamilton:

'Fabulously dark' Harriet Tyce
'Wonderfully twisted' C J Tudor
'Karen Hamilton has a rare gift for character' Fiona Cummins
'Sizzles with tension, desire, and a forever-escalating sense of menace. A must-have summer read.' Jack Jordan
'A dark and addictive thriller with superb characters and a shocking conclusion.' Jenny Quintana
'Dazzling, dangerous and addictive. The perfect combination for a twisty exotic thriller.' Lauren North
'Completely addictive, fantastically paced. I was absolutely immersed in The Ex-Husband.' L V Matthews
'Let this supremely enjoyable thriller whisk you up, up and away.' Sunday Mirror
'Grippingly unpredictable' Daily Express
'Be prepared to put your life on hold for The Perfect Girlfriend' Good Housekeeping
'Taut and tense from the first page to the closing paragraphs' Sun
'Fast-moving and fun' Observer

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472279385
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 592 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A brilliant psychological drama, we couldn't put this one down. * Closer *
A gripping, luxurious thriller - the perfect summer read * Laura Marshall *
An irresistible slice of summer escapism, with double-dealing and deadly secrets lying just beneath the surface of a luxury Caribbean cruise. * TM Logan, author of The Holiday and Trust Me *
The Ex-Husband is the perfect page-turning beach read - pure escapism from the first page to the last. Full of twists and turns, it will keep you furiously turning the pages... * Sarah Pearse *
The perfect summer read - pacy, exciting and unpredictable. * Charlotte Duckworth *
An addictive page-turner, pulsing with threat. Thrillingly sinister! * Lucy Clarke *

Sizzles with tension, desire, and a forever-escalating sense of menace. A must-have summer read.

* Jack Jordan *
A dark and addictive thriller with superb characters and a shocking conclusion. * Jenny Quintana *
Dazzling, dangerous and addictive. The perfect combination for a twisty exotic thriller. * Lauren North *
Gripping and twisty - perfect escapism. * Phoebe Locke *
A fast moving thriller, and an intense and addictive read. * Caroline Mitchell *
A fabulous escape like no other! * Amanda Reynolds *
Twisty, thrilling & luxurious. I absolutely loved The Ex-Husband. * Nikki Smith *
The Ex-Husband is gripping and full of deliciously devious characters. You won't be able to put it down. * Olivia Kiernan *
This had me gripped from the very first page. * Prima *
A superior slice of escapist fiction - compulsive summer reading to keep you on edge of your deckchair. * Living Magazine *
Let this escapist romp whisk you away to its world of dark and deadly glamour. * Real People *
We couldn't turn the pages fast enough. * Bella *
Thrilling. * Crime Monthly *
Completely addictive, fantastically paced. I was absolutely immersed in The Ex-Husband. * L V Matthews *
A brilliant psychological drama, we couldn't put this one down. * Closer *

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“Great beach read”

This was a true twisty tale where it’s impossible to know who the culprit is until the conclusion.
Told in two timelines of the past and present, Charlotte is desperately trying to run from her past. In the past... More

Hardback edition
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“A slow-burn mystery”

The cruise-ship setting of Karen Hamilton’s new release, The Ex-Husband holds the promise of luxury and ever-changing, sun-soaked locations, and I found this proposition rather enticing. By marooning the characters... More

Hardback edition
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“An Interesting and Mysterious Read”

Charlotte Wilson didn't choose a life of crime. It chose her. Once introduce to the world of wealthy clients and easy money by her ex-husband on board cruise ships, Charlotte was hooked. However. complacency and... More

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