My Husband's Wife

by Jane Corry

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LoveReading Expert Review of My Husband's Wife

A thriller, full of family drama and suspense… this is a story that sucks you in and keeps you on the edge of tense uncertainty. The short prologue set my mind racing, the few lines on the following page, proceeded to knock my thoughts right off course. Lily and Ed are married, are they both keeping secrets? Part one is set fifteen years before the prologue and Lily tells her own story. As you settle in, you're suddenly spun away to Carla and her Mum, who live in the same block of flats, although not told in the first person, Carla’s story feels more intimate and exposed. This is a novel that explores guilt, blame and hidden thoughts and feelings. Jane Corry creates fully fleshed characters, Lily and Carla are particularly fascinating, there were times when I could have hugged them, and others when I wanted to shout and stomp as they made their decisions. Containing so many twists, it almost turns itself inside out, ‘My Husband’s Wife’ is an extremely entertaining read. ~ Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

My Husband's Wife Synopsis

Look out for Jane Corry's new book, The Dead Ex,available soon.';[A] must-read thriller. . .My Husband's Wifehas an ending that will change the way you view marriage forever.' Bustle ';If you lovedGone GirlandThe Talented Mr. Ripley, you'll loveMy Husband's Wife.It's got every thriller's trifecta: love, marriage and murder.'Parade ';The novel's plot is as provocative as its title."e;--Washington Post The addictive psychological thriller that's a national bestseller.When young lawyer Lily marries Ed, she's determined to make a fresh start. To leave the secrets of the past behind. But then she takes on her first murder case and meets Joe. A convicted murderer whom Lily is strangely drawn to. For whom she will soon be willing to risk almost anything. But Lily is not the only one with secrets. Her next-door neighbor Carla may be only nine, but she has already learned that secrets are powerful things. That they can get her whatever she wants. When Lily finds Carla on her doorstep sixteen years later, a chain of events is set in motion that can end only one way.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781524756338
Publication date: 31st January 2017
Author: Jane Corry
Publisher: Books on Tape Books on Tape
Format: Ebook
Primary Genre Relationship Stories
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My Husband's Wife Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

  • Stephanie Blakey - 'This is one of the most gripping books I have read so far in 2016! Brilliant from start to finish, packed full of suspense, twists and great characterisation.'
  • Doreen McKeown - 'This is a fascinating story, which starts out as a relationship drama, but gradually develops into something much darker, which became a real page turner for me.'
  • Nicola Lowes - 'I could not put this book down. It gripped me from start to finish...I would definitely recommend this.'
  • Sarah Harper - 'A suspenseful and engaging read with twists and turns aplenty.'
  • Judith Waring - 'gripping with its turns, twists and lies that even by the end were still having to be kept hidden.'
  • Maureen Gourlay - 'Lily is a newly married, newly qualified Solicitor, taking on her first criminal case. And that's when everything starts to go "rivetingly" wrong. A brilliant read full of unexpected twists.'
  • Emily Wright - 'My Husband’s Wife is suffused with tension and unease, but sadly lacking in any heart and soul. In this dark and twisty world, no one is quite what they seem and motives are wrapped in layers of secrets.'
  • Kathy Howell - 'This is a very good read which has several threads running through it which all come together to a very satisfying finish.'
  • Phylippa Smithson - 'Very clever title but somewhat disappointing story...worth persevering to understand where the story links past with present.'
  • Alison Bisping - 'The suspense is high, the intrigue great and the story is full of twists and turns as throughout the story, the characters cross paths over and over again.'
  • Mary Gibson - 'It is an absorbing novel, though a little overlong but I enjoyed the twists and turns of the story and it is a satisfying read.'
  • Sharon Wood - 'it was interesting enough to keep me going to the end and I can imagine fans of this type of book will enjoy it.  A holiday read.'
  • Paula Dennan - 'My Husband’s Wife is a taut psychological thriller. Jane Corry deftly intertwines the lives of complex characters leaving the reader in no doubt that good people sometimes do bad things.'
  • Edel Waugh - 'Crime, love, loss, and violence surround the story and these characters are people you really want to know...this made for a very fun reading marathon in my house. I loved it!'
  • Cathy Small - 'A book of truth, love and family relationships. Sometimes the ties to family are stronger than our own sense of mind.'
  • Suzanne Beney - 'A thriller where you don't know which characters to love and which to hate. It's a little farfetched for my kind of reality, but certainly has you turning the pages.'
  • Nicola Cooper - 'A must read for thriller lovers.'
  • Tracey Copeland - 'I did find the first few chapters slow going however had to read on to discover what happened at the BBQ.'

Jane Corry Press Reviews

‘This engaging page-turner kept me guessing till the very end’ Katerina
Diamond, author of THE TEACHER

‘I have been thoroughly immersed in this wonderful and engaging
novel...full of unexpected twists I didn't see coming!’ Luana Lewis, author
of Don't Stand So Close

‘A rollercoaster of suspense and intrigue’ Rosanna Ley

‘A dark and gripping thriller that vibrates with tension...a must-read for
thriller lovers’ Kate Furnivall

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About Jane Corry

Jane Corry is a writer and journalist, and teaches creative writing all over the world. Recently she spent three years working as the writer-in-residence at a high-security prison for men. In her own words: 'I had always thought prisons were terrifying places for people who had done terrible things. But after my first marriage ended, I found myself working in one, and discovered a world I could not have imagined without actually being there. A world in which no one was quite who they seemed. A world that I found strangely addictive - so much so that it wormed its ...

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