The Missing Wife (Paperback)Sam Carrington (author)
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A sleep-deprived new mother approaching her fortieth birthday, the very last thing Louisa wants to do is celebrate.
But when her friend Tiff organises a surprise party, inviting the entire list of Louisa's Facebook friends, Louisa is faced with a room full of people she hasn't spoken to in years - including someone she never expected to see again: her ex-boyfriend, Oliver Dunmore.
When Oliver's wife Melissa goes missing after the party, everyone remembers the night differently. Someone knows what happened to Melissa, and Louisa is determined to find them. But the truth could be closer, and the deception more devastating, than she'd ever imagined...
A gripping psychological suspense novel, perfect for fans of My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing, The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena, The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn, and The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen.
** AUTHORS LOVE THE MISSING WIFE **
'A pacy read, packed with surprises. Will keep you on your toes.' Jane Corry, Sunday Times bestselling author of I Looked Away
'The Missing Wife is superb: one of those books that keeps you guessing ... I was riveted.' Alex Lake, bestselling author of After Anna
** READERS LOVE THE MISSING WIFE **
'A top-notch thriller that grips from the start and will leave readers on the edge of their seats ... A book that redefines the word unputdownable as once you start reading it, you simply will not be able to stop!! Reader review
'I loved this book. I finished it in two hours... I couldn't put it down... best book I've read so far this year' Reader review
'A brilliant,twisted ending!' Reader review
'There's so much I can relate to with Louisa. A first rate psychological thriller.' Reader review
'Fantastic storyline and completely gripping!' Reader review
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
PRAISE FOR SAM CARRINGTON'S BOOKS
'I devoured this story in one sitting' Louise Jensen
'A gripping exploration of twisted family secrets' Cass Green
'Expertly written ... with plentiful twists and unforgettable characters.' Caroline Mitchell
'Keeps you guessing right to the end' Sue Fortin
'I read One Little Lie in one greedy gulp. A compelling thriller about the dark side of maternal instinct and love - I couldn't put it down!' Isabel Ashdown
'A kick-ass page turner ... I was knocked senseless by the awesome twist.' John Marrs
'A gripping read which moved at a head-spinning pace ... I simply couldn't put this book down until I reached the dramatic and devastating conclusion.' Claire Allan
'Engrossing psychological suspense about the effect of a murder on the mother of a teenage killer. Sam Carrington had me hooked!' Emma Curtis
'Utterly original and thought provoking ... This cries out to be made into a TV series.' Amanda Robson
Psychologist Connie Summers is a fascinatingly flesh-and-blood guide through this twisty thriller.' Louise Candlish
'Tense, convincing ... kept me guessing' Caz Frear
'Unsettling, thought provoking and confronting. A chilling account of the mother-son bond and the lengths a mother will go to to protect her young.' Ingrid Alexandra
'An unsettling and disturbing tale of what it means to be a mother. When it comes to protecting your child, the lines between right and wrong get totally blurred. This book stays with you long after it's finished.' June Taylor
'A cleverly crafted plot with a chilling climax.' Sanjida Kay
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