The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us

Book - 2018
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The instant New York Times Bestseller (January 2018)!

"A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" -- New York Times Book Review

"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down." -- Glamour

"Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl ." -- In Touch Weekly

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement - a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

Read between the lies.

A 2018 Indie Next Pick | One of Glamour Magazine's Best Books of 2018 | One of Hello Giggles' 19 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018

Praise for The Wife Between Us:

"Fiendishly clever ...in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. This one will keep you guessing. " --Anita Shreve, New York Times bestselling author of The Stars are Fire

"A clever thriller with masterful twists. " - Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of The Kept Woman

" The Wife Between Us delivers a whip smart, twisty plot in a taut, pacy narrative. It's terrific and troubling. This is one scary love triangle where you won't know who to trust. I loved it." -Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew

"A twisty, mind-bending novel about marriage and betrayal. A gripping plot and fascinating characters ; this book will keep you turning the pages and guessing until the very end. A must-read!" -Lauren Weisberger, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada

"This amazing story gallops along at breakneck speed, with an ending that smacks you between the eyes and takes your breath away. These authors are destined to become trail blazers in the field of psychological suspense books that explode in your hands!" --Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault

"Like a house of mirrors, The Wife Between Us kept me guessing around every corner, delving into the complexities of marriage, friendship, and obsession. " --Javier Ramirez, The Book Table

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250130921
Characteristics: 346 pages ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pekkanen, Sarah - Author

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Kmum1
Dec 30, 2018

I really enjoyed the beginning and middle parts of this book but found the ending slightly disappointing. That said it is an intriguing book and all the twists make for a pretty decent read.

JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Dec 22, 2018

Very hard to put down for those who like twisty mysteries. Quite a few big twists...the last one was one too many and stretched plausibility...but great fun, nonetheless!

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darladoodles
Dec 10, 2018

This book is full of unexpected turns up until the very end. The constant is Robert, the prince charming who is swooping in to rescue Nellie from an "average" life without his money and assistance in shaping her destiny. Even though I did my very best to assume nothing as advised, I still found many times when the plot would take a delightful turn and give me a totally unexpected new look at the story. Highly recommended!

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bgray717
Sep 26, 2018

This was a great read, reminded me a little of "Behind Closed Doors", but not as intense. Lots of twists and good to the last page.

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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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