The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us

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The divorce has just become final, and Richard is already engaged to someone. One woman is determined to change that situation-- no matter what it takes. Soon a tangle of lies binds her life with those of Richard and his new fiancée. A tangle of lies-- that hide some dangerous truths.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250130921
1250130921
Branch Call Number: F HENDRICKS
Characteristics: 346 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Pekkanen, Sarah - Author

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A thriller told from the perspective of three narrators: a woman, her ex-husband, and his fiance. The storyline is intricate and nonlinear and the characters are likable, but unreliable. This one will keep you guessing. -- Kelly Moore for LibraryReads.


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Gulkh
Sep 19, 2018

I wanted to love this book but it was an okay read. The first part of the book intrigued me, I was curious to see where it would go. But then the multiple twists at the very end, where you find numerous twists upon twists jammed together felt a little contrived. A few of them were unrealistic too. A so so book.

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BLACKSQUIRREL_1
Sep 03, 2018

Assume nothing is right. With all the twists I was still surprized at the end.

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trickbag22
Aug 04, 2018

This one is great!! Couldn't put it down. Lots of twists that I couldn't guess

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jmfh
Jul 30, 2018

I think I enjoyed this one. I read it very quickly, and always wanted to know more about what would happen next. The separate parts of the book involved many plot twists that I did not see coming. However, I found myself questioning whether the number of character twists were necessary. Everyone is unreliable, and although both male and female characters tend to be extremely unlikable much of the time, the women are portrayed in a very negative light in comparison. This being said, I did think that with the exception of the unhealthy relationship aspect that seems to be a main idea within thrillers these days, the connections between characters and unique plot twists were a refreshing change.

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njon38
Jul 27, 2018

The twist at the end upended my assumption about the book. Worth it for that alone. Very "Gone Girl".

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judefabe
Jul 24, 2018

Simply could not put down. Author very descriptive so it puts you right in the scene.

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MaryJoSchifsky
Jul 23, 2018

Susie recommended Jul 2018
Kind of confusing re who was the present wife, past wife, current girlfriend and, in the end, somewhat predictable.

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happygirl16
Jul 14, 2018

Solid suspense/thriller. The twist revealed in Part 2 was inventive and surprising. The rest of it felt a little recycled, in the vein of Big Little Lies and other books I've read recently about despicable men and their victimized partners (The Last Mrs. Parrish, for example).

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Fletcher1922
Jul 13, 2018

Slow starting but worth the wait!

plymc_lindsAy Jun 26, 2018

So displeased with this one. Such a disappointment.

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