The Husbands (Hardback)Chandler Baker (author)
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LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE meets THE STEPFORD WIVES in the spectacular new novel from the New York Times bestselling author Chandler Baker.
***SOON TO BE A MAJOR FILM***
Behind every successful woman . . . there's a secret worth KILLING for
'A howl of feminist rage, but one that is pure fun' STYLIST
PRAISE FOR CHANDLER BAKER
'Honest, timely, and completely thrilling' REESE WITHERSPOON
'Furious and relevant' CLARE MACKINTOSH
'Slick, smart, fierce' SARAH VAUGHAN
'Chandler Baker is the queen of the feminist thriller' SALLY HEPWORTH
'Incredible . . . it made me angry in the best possible way' JESSICA MOOR
'The Husbands may just save your marriage' CELIA WALDEN
Recently, Nora has started to feel that 'having it all' comes with a price, one her husband doesn't seem to be paying quite so heavily. She loves Hayden, but why is it that, however hard men work, their wives always seem to work that little bit harder?
When their house-hunting takes them to an affluent suburban neighbourhood, Nora's eyes are opened to a new world. Here, the wives don't make all the sacrifices. Here, the husbands can remember the kids' schedules, and iron and notice when the house needs dusting.
But when she becomes involved in a wrongful death case involving one of the local residents, Nora begins to suspect that there's a dark secret at the heart of this perfect world.
One that some will kill to protect . . .
WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT CHANDLER BAKER
'A book that stays with you' Woman & Home
'A thought-provoking read' Good Housekeeping
'A brilliant read' Reader Review
'Chandler Baker is now one of my must-read authors' Reader Review
'A barnstorming modern novel' Evening Standard
'Witty and timely and will make you cheer for sisterhood' Red Magazine
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 236 x 156 x 36 mm
Every weary wife needs to read this book. You'll belly laugh in recognition, sob in recognition - but ultimately, The Husbands may just save your marriage -- Celia Walden
Incredible. . . The Husbands expresses a truth that needed to be articulated, that will resonate with every woman I know. It made me angry in the best way. -- Jessica Moor
Every once in a while there's a book that stays with you - whether the subject resonates, makes you think or quite simply shocks. The Husbands does all that, and more. * Woman & Home *
Soon to become a film, this clever novel is well worth a read and perfect for book clubs * Belfast Telegraph *
An utterly addictive page-turner * Daily Mail *
The deviously dark twists keep the reader hooked until the shocking climax * Candis *
This gender-swapping Stepford Wives story is as creepy as it is delicious * Good Housekeeping *
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